RenewEconomy News and analysis for the clean energy economy 2019-11-22T07:35:46Z https://reneweconomy.com.au/feed/atom/ WordPress https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/android-icon-192x192-150x150.png Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[Finkel’s national hydrogen strategy gets green light, but could be lifeline for coal]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137770 2019-11-22T07:35:46Z 2019-11-22T06:41:38Z finkel national hydrogen strategy clean energy summit coag energy council - optimisedFinkel national hydrogen strategy gets green light from COAG, but there are fears it will provide a lifeline to prop up the coal industry and dreams of "carbon capture".

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Sophie Vorrath <![CDATA[City of Melbourne leads second “bulk-buy” renewables auction]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137786 2019-11-22T05:12:15Z 2019-11-22T05:12:15Z wind farm aer court proceedings south australia blackoutMelbourne Renewable Energy Project releases second tender, combining purchasing power of seven large energy users to source 113GWh a year of Victorian solar or wind.

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Press Release <![CDATA[Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137792 2019-11-22T03:50:05Z 2019-11-22T03:50:05Z Calix launches $2.7m proprietary BATMn electric reactor for producing advanced battery materials, in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria.

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Giles Parkinson & David Leitch <![CDATA[Energy Insiders Podcast: World’s biggest solar farm, and biggest battery]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137782 2019-11-22T01:30:53Z 2019-11-22T01:30:53Z MIke Cannon Brookes Cannon-Brookes - Jon Dee - optimised RE100 singapore exports altassianIn a week of “world’s biggest projects”, billionaires Mike Cannon Brookes and Twiggy Forrest back huge project in Northern Territory, while Tesla big battery in South Australia gets an upgrade.

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Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[J-Power recommits to Kidston pumped hydro plan, pending new off-take deal]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137764 2019-11-22T00:31:59Z 2019-11-22T00:31:59Z genex kidston pumped hydro storage solar queensland - optimisedJ-Power reaffirms commitment to Genex Kidston pumped hydro project following project delays.

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Giles Parkinson <![CDATA[NSW announces 3,000MW renewable energy zone, and energy security target]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137759 2019-11-22T00:16:26Z 2019-11-21T22:14:40Z NSW unveils plans for 3,000MW renewable energy zone and "security target" as it admits "firm wind and solar" its cheapest energy option.

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Joshua S Hill <![CDATA[Jinko Solar plans PV module shipments of 20GW in 2020]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137757 2019-11-21T11:18:46Z 2019-11-21T11:18:46Z Jinko Solar bolsters strong Q3 earnings result with bullish forecast of solar panel shipments between 18-20GW in 2020.

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John Grimes <![CDATA[COGATI: A tax on renewables paid to fossil fuels]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137747 2019-11-21T04:50:29Z 2019-11-21T04:50:29Z COGATI is an extraordinarily complex beast, but its effect would be real and immediate – it would significantly reduce investment in large-scale renewables.

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Press Release <![CDATA[Australia’s first national environmental law watchdog puts polluters on notice]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137743 2019-11-21T04:26:03Z 2019-11-21T04:26:03Z Australia’s first national, not for profit legal watchdog for the environment launches today with a mandate to ensure environmental laws are observed and properly enforced.

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Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[Smoke and mirrors: Taylor to meet states as global expert laments Australian “tragedy”]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=137724 2019-11-21T04:56:05Z 2019-11-21T04:24:21Z Angus Taylor COAG Energy Council agenda - optimisedEnergy ministers head to Perth for the first COAG energy council meeting in almost a year, with frustrations amongst State and Territory ministers high.

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