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renewables

The fake arguments against 100% renewable energy

UNSW academics compare campaign against wind and solar and high renewable energy scenarios led by pro-nuclear lobbyists to efforts by the tobacco industry to sow fear and uncertainty and delay action.

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CSIRO taps "citizen science" to help solve energy puzzle

CSIRO taps “citizen science” to help solve energy puzzle

CSIRO launches Energise app, to create “two-way communication channel” between energy experts and consumers.

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Plug and Play 2: Making the shift to a consumer-led market

Plug and Play 2: Making the shift to a consumer-led market

How new grid connection standards could be made more equitable and transparent for customers, while maintaining power system reliability and security.

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Victorian dairy producer signs 10-year wind farm PPA

Victorian dairy producer signs 10-year wind farm PPA

Gippsland dairy producer Burra Foods signs 10-year PPA with Flow Power to source electricity from Ararat Wind farm – a deal that’s expected to cut its electricity costs by 20%.

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Adelaide shopping centres take Gupta’s lead, in 1MW shift to solar

Adelaide shopping centres take Gupta’s lead, in 1MW shift to solar

Sanjeev Gupta’s SIMEC ZEN Energy has installed 1MW of solar across four shopping centres in Adelaide, as businesses follow the UK steel billionaire’s clean energy lead.

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Racial resentment may be fueling climate denial in US

Racial resentment may be fueling climate denial in US

New research finds a link between racial prejudice and climate change denial.

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Parkes Elvis Festival

Elvis, aliens and solar power

How a remote Australian town found itself at the vanguard of a global revolution.

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adani carmichael

Adani’s vain hope global coal market will save Carmichael mine

Adani pins hopes for beleaguered Carmichael coal mine on the Asia–Pacific market. But the Australian government’s own resources forecaster is less confident.

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One down, five to go: Cook Islands begins shift to 100% solar and storage

One down, five to go: Cook Islands begins shift to 100% solar and storage

Melbourne company Entura leads project to take six of Cook Islands’ 12 inhabited islands from diesel to 100% solar and battery storage.

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Remote NT community goes "solar only" by day

Remote NT community goes “solar only” by day

Indigenous community of Daly River officially running on solar only during day, after installation of 1MW PV and 2MWh lithium-ion battery system.

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Rio Tinto climate resolution marks shift in investor culture

Rio Tinto climate resolution marks shift in investor culture

A breakthrough resolution on Rio Tinto’s climate stance has won strong backing at the company’s AGM. Is this the start of something?