The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target – a scheme that was to be scrapped under Coalition – has been extended by 2 years, the target boosted by 20%.
Andrews government renewables plan promises to drive new investment in wind farms, reduce network barriers to take-up of rooftop solar and storage.
With the Abbott government sabotaging Australia’s clean energy future, states like Victoria must step up and lead on renewables. Here’s how.
As the Obama Administration honed its historic new climate rules affecting power plants, it began thinking about electricity more broadly.
Obama’s Clean Energy Plan will take advantage of rapidly falling costs for renewables, vehicle electrification, and the explosion in big data and information technology.
Obama’s Clean Energy Plan will lift share of renewables to 28 per cent by 2030, and force closures of coal generators. But the fossil fuel lobby and conservatives are attacking the plan, labelling it an “energy tax”, even though electricity bills will fall. Sound familiar?
A new study examines how states can reduce carbon pollution cheaply while also keeping household energy prices low.
US govt outlines plans to triple amount of rooftop solar installed on low-income housing in America, and to boost development of community solar projects.
NSW govt-owned Delta Electricity issues tender for demolition of retired Munmorah Power Station and rehabilitation of site, three years after the coal plant’s closure.
Pushing federal govt to change RET legislation can’t be the only strategy. If it fails, Victoria must go around Abbott to set its renewables target.