Angus Taylor’s second attempt at introducing controversial ARENA regulations narrowly survives an attempt by the Australian Greens to cancel them out.
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Labor to support parts of Angus Taylor’s re-issued ARENA regulations, including funds for sustainable transport, metals and microgrids.
Angus Taylor re-issues ARENA regulations in new attempt to open up the renewable energy agency to the government’s preferred technologies.
Environment group launches legal challenge to Beetaloo gas grants, arguing resources minister Keith Pitt failed to consider risks of climate change.
AEMO presents five scenarios for the energy transition, but only one delivers on climate targets and requires zero emissions grid by 2035.
ESB’s post-2025 energy market reform slammed by clean energy industry which says it will slow new investment and prop up coal generators.
New rules championed by Angus Taylor could benefit coal and stifle the pace of the clean energy transition. “It’s terrible,” said one insider.
The federal government will fund 20 microgrid projects, to boost strength of regional grids during natural disasters and increase renewables use.
As countries prepare to return to international negotiations on climate, Australia will find itself lumped in the club of fossil fuelled rogues.
Clean Energy Council launches new ad campaign to spur Australians to action, with the message that ‘renewables are here now’.