UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”
Australia’s Macquarie Group wins bid to buy Britain’s Green Investment Bank, handing it more than $A6.8bn of green infrastructure assets and projects.
With its enthusiastic support for fracking, and its relentless attack on renewable energy, the UK government’s energy policy is both morally and economically bankrupt
The people who approved and pushed for the approval of the £18 billion (and rising) project stand to benefit from its approval. Financially.
The Tory government in the UK has finally woken up to the fact that solar and wind is cheaper than nuclear. It may mean a big shift in its energy strategy, as it focuses on distributed generation rather than mega projects. Shouldn’t Australia be leading on this?
According to GTM Research’s latest edition of its quarterly Global Solar Demand Monitor, global solar installations are expected to grow by 43 percent this year, increasing to a total of 73 gigawatts.
New fossil fuel lobby group – including some Australian business identities such as Hugh Morgan – sign statement attacking climate science, renewable energy and the UN.