The Greens have complained to the ACCC about the power of gentailers. And, much to their surprise, they have gotten a bite.
Study sees German renewables cheaper than fossil fuels by 2030; big solar plans unveiled ahead of new Japan FiT; and Spain’s subsidy-free 250MW solar plant.
The new head of the Clean Energy Council will focus on energy efficiency, distributed generation and community engagement. And he talks about Australia’s place in the renewable world, bipartisan politics (or the lack of), the importance of complementary measures, the influence of large energy companies, BIPV, CCS and nuclear.
Clean Energy Council names UK sustainability leader as new CEO; private funds favoured for CEFC billions; ACT’s green power price cut; China’s solar shift.
WA utility Horizon Power has become the first in Australia to offer differentiated solar tariffs to customers in varying locations. If energy utilities adopted the same policy in the eastern states, they could defer, or even avoid, costly upgrades to networks.
Tea Party attacks clean-energy conspiracy; carbon slumps again; GGAS canned; Cape Wind’s $7bn merit order effect; T-Boone says yes, Contact says no, to new wind.
Origin taps into Chile’s ambitious clean energy plans, and boosts its pipeline of global hydro-electric projects to nearly $10 billion.
If clean coal/gas and CCS can be used an excuse to hang on to fossil fuel plants, let’s bring lab-based renewables into the equation too.
Recent misguided attacks on the merits of clean energy have exchanged petty partisanship for hard facts. Here are some things you should know.
Using ski lifts to store solar energy, MIT’s amazing 3D solar panels, and the latest in wind energy – the blimp.