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Category: Governments

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Coalition climate deniers play havoc again with energy

Coalition climate deniers play havoc again with energy

You’d think they’d be grateful: Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg went to the effort of designing a climate and energy policy that does nothing, and Tony Abbott and friends are still complaining that it does too much.

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Small solar installs pass 3 million mark in Australia

Small solar installs pass 3 million mark in Australia

Small-scale solar systems installed by Australian homes and businesses have passed the three million-mark, with one in five homes now generating their own power.

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Record renewables roll-out eases gas crisis, says AEMO

Record renewables roll-out eases gas crisis, says AEMO

AEMO says record rollout of wind and solar has eased the dependence on gas, freeing up more supplies and reducing prices.

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India energy minister flags massive 100GW solar tender

India energy minister flags massive 100GW solar tender

India’s energy minister flags massive solar tender of 100GW – by far the biggest in the world. Wake up Australia.

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Australian car fleet could be 90% EVs by 2050

Australian car fleet could be 90% EVs by 2050

Report forecasts moderate policy intervention could see EV sales at 615,000 a year by 2030, put EVs at 90% of cars on roads by 2050.

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Join the dots: Industry must push for higher NEG targets

Join the dots: Industry must push for higher NEG targets

NEG’s low-ball target for electricity means burden falls on other sectors, and makes no economic or engineering sense.

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Gupta backs Adelaide push for Formula-E electric Grand Prix

Gupta backs Adelaide push for Formula-E electric Grand Prix

Sanjeev Gupta, the UK-based steel billionaire with plans to create a “solar-based” manufacturing economy in Australia, and build electric cars, is now backing a push to bring the Formula-E electric street racing series to South Australia.

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Five ways the NEG works against consumers, and solar

Five ways the NEG works against consumers, and solar

Here are five ways the the NEG will penalise consumers, particularly those with rooftop solar. If it all sounds like it can’t possibly be true, it is. But it can be fixed.

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Coalition makes it harder to change low-ball emissions target

Coalition makes it harder to change low-ball emissions target

Coalition seeks to make it harder for any future government to change low-ball emissions targets, and removes option for changes with 5-years notice.

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Genex lands $516m NAIF loan for solar and storage project

Genex lands $516m NAIF loan for solar and storage project

Genex offered $516 million loan from Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility for world-leading solar and pumped hydro storage project.

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Coal to be kaput in Australia by 2050, as renewables, batteries take over

Coal to be kaput in Australia by 2050, as renewables, batteries take over

Australia’s coal-fired generation capacity could be little more than a twinkle in Tony Abbott’s eye by as early as 2050, when renewables are forecast to provide 92 per cent of the country’s electricity.