Josh Frydenberg’s apparent shift in thinking on renewables is welcome, but his call to end moratoriums on unconventional gas is profoundly out of step.
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Online renewables mapping tool gets major ARENA-funded upgrade, including addition of new maps highlighting areas of network constraint, best suited to battery storage and demand management.
America’s capital now has its 5th most aggressive renewables policy, including plan to install solar PV on 100,000 low-income homes.
The Australia Institute says gas are generators are driving “obscene” power price spikes by choosing to exploit an energy market failure, rather than fulfil their role of complementing renewables.
The era of cheap fossil fuel power in Australia is dead and buried. And unless the Coalition has the stomach to take on Australia’s energy oligopoly, the country’s chances of having a cheap renewable energy system will also be diminished.
A flurry of new contracts from state and territory governments has brought the Australian wind industry back to life. Fast growing French developer Neoen says it is a “great place” to invest, and today switched on the 100MW Hornsdale wind farm.
The UK could adopt solar, electric vehicles and batteries much faster than expected just a year ago, according to the National Grid.
2016 election sees one bunch of climate deniers turfed out, only to be replaced by another. But will the diminished Malcolm Turnbull still be beholden to his party’s right-wing, Abbott-era climate and clean energy policies, or can he follow the UK’s lead and find middle ground?
WA power utility Horizon is leading a big switch from centralised fossil fuel generation to local generation. The economics of past supply models are no longer competitive with current and future technology choices.