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Solar array with cloud predicting technology launched in WA

Solar array with cloud predicting technology launched in WA

Australia’s first grid-connected solar power project with cloud predicting technology launched at Karratha Airport, WA, in bid to smooth solar supply.

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The trillion-dollar hole in Abbott's climate policy logic

The trillion-dollar hole in Abbott’s climate policy logic

While the Coalition maintains that ambitious targets for renewables and emissions reduction would be economically catastrophic for Australia, a new report from Citigroup has come to exactly the opposite conclusion: strong climate action could save governments around $1.8 trillion by 2040, while inaction could cost as much as $44 trillion by 2060.

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ACT's Corbell, architect of Australia's best renewables policy, to retire

ACT’s Corbell, architect of Australia’s best renewables policy, to retire

Clean energy champion and architect of ACT’s 90% by 2020 RET, environment minister Simon Corbell to retire at 2016 election.

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New report reveals corporate-funded moves to block US renewable energy

New report reveals corporate-funded moves to block US renewable energy

A new report reveals the fossil fuel- and utility sector-funded network working to curb the proliferation of renewable energy in the United States.

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FactCheck: Would Labor's renewable energy plan cost consumers $60 billion?

FactCheck: Would Labor’s renewable energy plan cost consumers $60 billion?

Fact-checking the claim that Labor’s renewable energy plan cost consumers $60 billion.

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Tony Abbott’s war on clean energy - and business people who speak out

Tony Abbott’s war on clean energy – and business people who speak out

Former NAB chief laments ‘reckless’ policies of Abbott govt, says business leaders afraid to speak out for fear of retribution.

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Around the world, nuclear can’t compete with growing renewables

Around the world, nuclear can’t compete with growing renewables

No matter which aspect of the nuclear industry is assessed, the picture isn’t pretty. Even China is investing 9 times more money in renewables.

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States cut power plant emissions ahead of new EPA rule

States cut power plant emissions ahead of new EPA rule

Obama’s climate ultimatum to states: Control carbon dioxide emissions from electric power plants or the federal government will do it for you.

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If Abbott loved renewable energy he would press green buttons, not red

If Abbott loved renewable energy he would press green buttons, not red

Abbott labelled “No 1 public enemy” of renewable energy after Coalition about face on CEFC.

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Hawaii, Vermont set ambitious examples for renewables

Hawaii, Vermont set ambitious examples for renewables

Hawaii and Vermont both pass laws that put in place the nation’s most ambitious renewable energy goals.

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A closer look at China's new climate plan

A closer look at China’s new climate plan

China’s climate commitment will require it to deploy 800 to 1,000 gigawatts in non-fossil capacity, close to the United States’ total current electricity capacity.