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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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Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla, Trump and South Australia: The top clean energy and climate stories of 2016

Tesla was the dominant news force in 2016. The other big themes were battery storage, the price falls in wind and solar, the big shift from centralised energy, and politics, politics, politics.

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Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain looks to re-boot renewables as economy recovers

Spain has been the subject of some myth-making and stereo-typing about its renewable energy industry and its overall economy.

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IEA makes mockery of Turnbull's renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull’s renewable energy scare campaign

IEA makes mockery of Turnbull government’s renewable energy scare campaigns, saying that 60% of world’s electricity will come from renewable energy if climate targets are to be met.

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Queensland's first large-scale wind farm reaches financial close

Queensland’s first large-scale wind farm reaches financial close

The first large scale wind farm in Queensland gets financial backing and will begin construction next month.

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Catching the waves: it's time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy

Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy

Wind and solar may be currently leading the way in Australia’s renewable energy race, but there’s another contender lurking in the nation’s oceans.

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BHP swallows Lomborg line and sells itself short on wind and solar

BHP swallows Lomborg line and sells itself short on wind and solar

BHP Billiton says wind and solar are heralding the “dawn” of an energy revolution. But a dawn is all it can see, because it predicts fossil fuels will still account for 80% of energy needs by 2040. Surely it’s time to get serious.

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Coalition launches fierce attack against wind and solar after blackout

Coalition launches fierce attack against wind and solar after blackout

Ideology rules as Coalition, One Nation and Xenophon use South Australia blackout as an excuse to launch new attack on wind and solar. Turnbull and Frydenberg repeat call for Labor states to cancel “unrealistic” renewable targets.

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Big W.A. blackout can't be blamed on renewables, doesn't make headlines

Big W.A. blackout can’t be blamed on renewables, doesn’t make headlines

The failure of a gas generator in Western Australia affected more people for a longer period than an outage in South Australia last year. So where were the Murdoch headlines?

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Does South Australia's wind output rule the NEM?

Does South Australia’s wind output rule the NEM?

Our analysis suggests that wind exported from South Australia is pushing down prices across the National Electricity Market by a much as 10 per cent.

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China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China solar and wind capacity crosses 200GW

China’s wind power capacity has reached 140GW, while total solar capacity has jumped by nearly half to 65GW.