Reports of the death of the contracts for closure scheme are greatly exaggerated. The Gillard government has good reasons to seal this deal.
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Solar PV is clearly delivering cheaper energy than the grid, but watch out for those standing charges: Plus: Peak solar body rebrands to reflect the coming of age of solar; ACT predicts a “remarkable” result from nation’s first large scale energy auction.
The Arctic is the canary in the climate change mine. So what does the media disinterest in the record ice melt tell us?
The Queensland Premier has shown little enthusiasm for wind and solar. But with 33 of the state’s remote communities almost entirely reliant on increasingly costly diesel power generation, it could be time for a change of tack.
Pilot ETS kicks off, covering 200 Shanghai polluters. Plus Abbott’s carbon concession; clean energy winning US vote; Arctic ice vanishing; and Amazon hydro halted.
Must read: Our energy problems could be solved with leadership, common sense, hydrocarbon interests ending their propaganda …and a herd of flying pigs!
If you want the best deal on electricity prices, best to wade through all the different offers yourself – especially if you have solar PV.
Like Tokelau, Tonga is taking steps to replace its costly diesel generation with solar power.
In the face of falling demand, utilities should realign their business models around energy services. It should be the end of gold-plating.
Energy storage developer Redflow seeks to charge up its battery technology with a new fund raising and a major mea culpa. They got their business strategy wrong, and their share price is just a fraction of its post-IPO heights. It’s not easy being green, and even less so in Australia.