The minister for energy in Tasmania’s Liberal government says he hopes RET legislation will bring wind industry certainty, lead to development of new projects – and the installation of a second Bass Strait inter-connector cable.
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Are renewables pushing up the cost of electricity? That’s the claim made by Alan Moran in an opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review this week.
Abbott is not listening to the Pope, or scientists, about climate science or wind farms. But he is listening to IPA and other long term anti-wind activists. IPA even gives a “how to” guide for Catholics to ignore Pope Francis. Meanwhile, Hunt says it’s all about pushing big solar.
Fate of Austalia’s RET in balance once again as Abbott vows to appoint wind commissioner, listen to Senate inquiry, and have CEFC push big solar.
Key IEA report says climate pledges have so far fallen short, extending carbon budget by just 8 months. It has key message for Australia: coal consumption must peak before 2020, Australia’s inefficient coal fleet must be phased out, and wind and solar will underpin new investment to meet climate targets.
Abbott government looking to accelerate large scale solar to appease Coaliton hatred of wind farms. Using CEFC to lower cost of finance is one option.
GE launches “a dynamic, connected, and adaptable wind energy ecosystem” intended to boost a wind farm’s energy production by 20%.
Chile is now emerging as the southern hemisphere’s renewable energy giant, so what can we learn from our Pacific neighbours?
New superconductor-powered wind turbines which are reportedly 1000 times more efficient than current models could hit Australian shores within five years.