Easiest first step to net zero is to build massive amounts of solar
Solar offers the cheapest and quickest option to cut emissions in the net 10 years. We just need to build more of it, and connect more of it.
Norway oil giant tips millions into Australian dispatchable “solar hydro” tech
Australian concentrated solar and hydro storage technology outfit RayGen Resources claims Norwegian giant as major new investor.
Joyce fills Morrison’s policy vacuum and says no to green energy transition
Morrison has ceded control of Australia's climate policies to Joyce's Nationals, and didn't even ask them to support an increased 2030 target.
Australia could easily meet a doubling of its 2030 emissions targets. Here’s how
We don’t need new taxes, hydrogen, CCS or a “gas-led recovery”. But we do need the federal government to either get involved or get out of the way.
FRV steps up Australia solar and battery plans, with new investment partner
Canadian pension fund takes 49% stake in FRV Australia, including huge development pipeline of solar and battery storage projects.
Senate committee endorses offshore wind bill, in hope it can help push out coal
Senate committee endorses offshore wind bill, a key stepping stone to several huge project proposals that could help kick coal out of system.
Solar powers more than half of Australia’s grid for first time, coal at record low
As Nationals MPs met to see if they could make coal great again, solar delivered more than half of grid demand for first time, and coal output hit record low.
NSW flags tighter rules on where wind and solar farms can be built
Proposed planning amendments seek to limit solar and wind farm development within 10km of certain NSW regional city centres, or within 5km of residential land.
Morrison agrees to go to Glasgow, Nationals to decide Australia’s climate policies
Morrison bows to pressure and will go to Glasgow, but the Nationals will decide this weekend what policies Morrison will be allowed to pack.
Energy Insiders Podcast: Australia can hit 91 pct renewables in a decade, and keep the lights on
Transgrid’s Jesse Steinfeld and Eva Hanly on why a rapid transition to renewables is possible. Plus, Andrew Forrest.
Coles locks in 100 pct renewables by 2025, but through certificates not electrons
Coles inks deals with Origin, Acciona and Engie to source large-scale generation certificates to seal its target of 100 pct renewables.
NSW draws up map for massive 8GW renewable energy zone in New England
The NSW government has drawn up the proposed map of the New England renewable energy zone, which will host 8GW of wind, solar and storage.