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Tag: "clean energy"

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Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

The new policy could end up feeding demand for coal.

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Oliver Yates teams with Simon Corbell in Clean Energy Derivates Corp

Oliver Yates teams with Simon Corbell in Clean Energy Derivates Corp

Yates, Corbell team up to create new renewable energy investment fund that will write contracts and tap into huge pipeline of wind, solar, storage projects.

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Five new companies selected for EnergyLab Acceleration Program

Five new companies selected for EnergyLab Acceleration Program

Start-ups specialising in EV support, energy efficiency for homes and businesses, and the efficient roll-out of solar PV selected among 5 new participants in 12-month clean energy “incubator” program.

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What’s next for Minerals Council's coal and climate policy?

What’s next for Minerals Council’s coal and climate policy?

The abrupt and unexpected departure of the Minerals Council of Australia’s CEO, Brendan Pearson, may well be a crucial tipping point in Australia’s debate over domestic energy policy.

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Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria renewable target passes lower house – but Coalition vows to kill it

Victoria’s renewable energy target of 40% by 2025 has passed the lower house – but the state opposition has vowed to kill it if they get into power.

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A bunch of reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in Australia

A bunch of reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in Australia

Renewable energy is increasingly profitable without subsidies, and coal has become uninvestable without government intervention – this used to be the opposite.

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Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Morgan Stanley is wrong about Tesla’s electric cars

Last week, it was claimed EV’s are responsible for more global warming emissions than petrol cars, suggesting Tesla isn’t a ‘green’ company.

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Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Alphabet (Google) turns to molten salt to store clean energy

Google’s parent company has joined Tesla and other smaller companies, developing ways to store wind and solar affordably.

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100% renewable energy is possible, practical, logical: setting the record straight

100% renewable energy is possible, practical, logical: setting the record straight

None of the 21 authors of a critique of a major 100 per cent renewable energy scenario for the US even bothered looking at the modelling.

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Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

Big Oil just woke up to threat of rising electric car demand

The world’s biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat.

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In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

In the absence of national leadership, cities are driving climate policy

Imagine a future in which every one of Australia’s 537 local government areas, achieve net zero greenhouse emissions. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it could be closer than you think.