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Electric vehicle policy support "urgent", as sales inch up in 2017

Electric vehicle policy support “urgent”, as sales inch up in 2017

Australian electric vehicle sales jumped 67% in 2017 – but off an embarrassingly low base. New report calls for urgent policy support for EV uptake, as Australia continues to fall behind the rest of the world.

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Australia EV uptake hindered by long road to price parity

Australia EV uptake hindered by long road to price parity

Report says EV uptake depends strongly on consumer perceptions of “pay back period”. And in Australia, that requires a 40,000km drive each year.

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Solar rebate debate: It's nothing to do with men in tights

Solar rebate debate: It’s nothing to do with men in tights

Painting solar rebates as a “Reverse Robin Hood” mechanism is entirely incorrect. Rather, they empower the solar industry to offer real solutions for those most in need.

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UK opens first subsidy-free solar farm, complete with storage

UK opens first subsidy-free solar farm, complete with storage

The 10 MW Clayhill solar farm and storage facility, developed by Anesco, was officially opened by UK climate change minister Claire Perry.

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The Turnbull-Frydenberg investment bank: Bullying, cronyism and Captain's picks

The Turnbull-Frydenberg investment bank: Bullying, cronyism and Captain’s picks

Despite Finkel, despite our COP 21 obligations, Turnbull does nothing. No electricity policy, no vehicle emission standards, no policy in other areas of the economy. Worst of all, the Liddell negotiations are a gross misuse of the AEMO reports for political purposes.

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Trump’s oil problem

Trump’s oil problem

The president promised a surge of jobs and tax revenue from oil. His policies won’t deliver either one.

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Battery storage just part of smart demand response to grid problems

Battery storage just part of smart demand response to grid problems

It is amazing how much is happening, even in Australia. There may yet be hope for Australia to become a low-carbon, successful 21st century economy!

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Finkel drops ball on national energy savings scheme

Finkel drops ball on national energy savings scheme

The energy crisis solution must provide complementary emphasis on driving down consumption, not just on providing more generation.

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Argentina plans 1 gigawatt solar + storage project

Argentina plans 1 gigawatt solar + storage project

Argentina reveals plans for 1GW solar plant that will provide power 24/7, meaning with battery storage.

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Swiss voters embrace shift to renewable energy, reject nuclear

Swiss voters embrace shift to renewable energy, reject nuclear

Swiss voters back plans to provide subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities.

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Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Electricity’s carbon footprint in U.S. post record falls over two years

Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.