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Queensland to play catch up on renewables - wants to match South Australia

Queensland to play catch up on renewables – wants to match South Australia

Qld energy minister says state will facilitate demand for rooftop solar + storage, use reverse auctions to boost large-scale renewables.

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Renewable investment drought to continue as utilities extend buyers’ strike

Infigen Energy says investment drought in Australian renewables could last another 18 months as big utilities extend their buyer’s strike, and developers struggle to put together capital to build wind and solar farms without long term contracts.

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Ergon to buy 150MW of renewable capacity for Queensland grid

Ergon to buy 150MW of renewable capacity for Queensland grid

Queensland’s government-owned regional utility, Ergon Energy, confirms tender for 150MW of new solar, wind or hydro capacity to be added to its grid.

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Victorian government backs wind energy, rooftop solar rights

Victorian government backs wind energy, rooftop solar rights

Andrews government renewables plan promises to drive new investment in wind farms, reduce network barriers to take-up of rooftop solar and storage.

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Abbott's hatred of wind farms scares off NZ’s biggest power company

Abbott’s hatred of wind farms scares off NZ’s biggest power company

The co-developer of Australia’s biggest wind farm sees no future for wind energy in Australia because of Abbott government’s “antipathy” to renewables.

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Abbott's silly claim: 50% renewables will ruin us

Abbott’s silly claim: 50% renewables will ruin us

Contrary to Coalition claims, achieving 50% renewables by 2030 is not an economic or technical problem. It just needs to be made a policy priority.

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Four easy ways to grow renewable energy in Victoria

Four easy ways to grow renewable energy in Victoria

With the Abbott government sabotaging Australia’s clean energy future, states like Victoria must step up and lead on renewables. Here’s how.

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Coalition calculations on Labor RET cost all wrong, says CEC

Coalition calculations on Labor RET cost all wrong, says CEC

Clean Energy Council says Coalition claim Labor RET to cost $85bn based on flawed assumptions, false economics – and ignores plunging cost of renewables.

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Shorten slams Coalition 'flat earthers' as incumbents bite back

Shorten slams Coalition ‘flat earthers’ as incumbents bite back

The Australian Labor Party and Bill Shorten appear to have rediscovered their climate change mojo, rejecting Tony Abbott’s party of “flat Earthers”. But the Coalition, large vested interests and the Murdoch media have responded with a vicious scare campaign.

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How much would Labor's 50% renewables policy cost Australian households?

How much would Labor’s 50% renewables policy cost Australian households?

The ALP’s 50% renewables promise has drawn the expected response from government about rising electricity prices. But what would the impact really be?

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Labor raises the renewables bar, Australia responds

Labor raises the renewables bar, Australia responds

From ‘visionary’ to ‘economic game-changer’ to first step in right direction, here’s what people are saying about Labor’s renewables policy announcement.