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Category: Renewables

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Sadiq Khan

Mayor Khan out to make London greenest city in the world


London Mayor presented his Environment Strategy last week, setting out his vision to make it the greenest city in the world.

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Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery plant near Cairns

Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery plant near Cairns

Neoen wins approval for huge wind and battery storage project in north Queensland that could see largest turbines in Australia.

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How Alan Jones made Josh Frydenberg look like a moderate

How Alan Jones made Josh Frydenberg look like a moderate

Alan Jones and Josh Frydenberg traded barbs on radio on Thursday. And beneath the bravado was an insight into how far to the right the debate around Australia’s climate and energy politics has shifted.

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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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France embraces incentive to trade in dirty motors for EVs

France embraces incentive to trade in dirty motors for EVs

France government incentive to trade in old petrol and diesel cars for new EVs proves unexpected success.

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Why Narrabri should choose wind, solar over CSG

Why Narrabri should choose wind, solar over CSG

Report finds Narrabri has “enormous potential” for renewables, with scope for between 1GW and 4.5GW of large-scale solar and wind, that would create 500-2,600 permanent local jobs.

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Senate report recognises climate risk, but fails to draw obvious conclusions

Senate report recognises climate risk, but fails to draw obvious conclusions

Senate report acknowledges the huge risks of climate change and the “threat to intelligent life”. But it needs to do more than that.

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

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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Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Carnegie Clean Energy says Delamere Air Weapons Range solar and storage microgrid is nearly complete, and ready to cut the facility’s diesel use by 61%.

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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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ACT to change law to drop gas and pave way for all-electric suburbs

ACT to change law to drop gas and pave way for all-electric suburbs

ACT takes next step in trial of gas-free suburban living, with a proposed repeal of planning laws that have made gas connection mandatory to all new housing divisions in the Territory.