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Tag: "renewable energy"

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This is what 4 million solar panels look like from space

This is what 4 million solar panels look like from space

The installation oatthe Longyangxia Dam Solar Park currently has the capacity to generate 850 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power roughly 140,000 U.S. homes.

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How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

How South Australia can function reliably while moving to 100% renewables

Biggest challenge in moving to 100% renewable energy will be meeting the 2-3 hours of peak demand during evenings. This will require a mix of different technologies and strategies.

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CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says Australia can get to 100 per cent renewable energy

CSIRO says no technical barriers to 100% renewables, and levels of up to 30% should be considered “trivial” as other energy experts reject conservative attachment to “baseload” fossil fuels.

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Origin chief says "clear" emissions policy key to energy market transition

Origin chief says “clear” emissions policy key to energy market transition

Origin Energy CEO says industry investment in renewables needs clarity around Australia’s emissions reduction targets.

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EnergyAustralia boss says shift to renewables "a reality", need for plan "urgent"

EnergyAustralia boss says shift to renewables “a reality”, need for plan “urgent”

Head of one of Australia’s largest coal plant operators says nation’s shift to renewables “a reality” that must be addressed.

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WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

WA grid could be 100% renewable by 2030, say Greens

Greens say WA’s SWIS grid could shift to 100% renewables by 2030 for cheaper than business as usual.

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Take the blinkers off: Coal is not the answer

Take the blinkers off: Coal is not the answer

When will Turnbull and co, take their blinkers off and recognise Australia should be getting into battery storage, not clean coal.

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Energy a "defining debate" of this parliament: Turnbull's key NPC comments

Energy a “defining debate” of this parliament: Turnbull’s key NPC comments

PM tells National Press Club energy is “a key debate” in 2017 parliament. Here are Malcolm Turnbull’s key comments on the subject.

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Renewables will create "real jobs", says Shorten

Renewables will create “real jobs”, says Shorten

Bill Shorten tells National Press Club Labor will hold its ground on climate change, and create “real jobs” through renewables.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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Saudi Arabia to focus on solar, wind in $US50bn clean energy plan

Saudi Arabia to focus on solar, wind in $US50bn clean energy plan

Saudi Arabia says it will focus on solar and wind energy in a new $US50 billion energy plan that is about to be unveiled.