Energy/Corporate – Leading by even better example

This week Minister Martin Ferguson releases his long awaited Draft Energy White Paper, for comment by “stakeholders”, a modest little holiday read of 329 pages. Here’s a useful summary, that  emphasis is on large, centralised power stations converted to gas, with renewables only considered if they “become” viable:

www.theage.com.au/national/dirty-power-plant-rules-abandoned

Meanwhile Google leads by example by cancelling it’s funding of R&D(!)  because renewables are already viable. Funding now goes to deployment, deployment, deployment!:

http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/11/23/375324/google-clean-energy-deployment-cost-reductions-in-solar-pv/

contributed by Bernie McComb

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