Category Archives: Events National

Nasty saga you nearly missed

Not Climate Crisis but…Nasty saga you nearly missed — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/nasty-saga-you-nearly-missed-20091025-hem5.html

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NSW first renewable zone attracts stunning 27GW of solar, wind, storage proposals

NSW plan for first Renewable Energy Zone attracts “phenomenal” 113 registrations of interest for projects totalling 27GW and valued at $38 billion. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/nsw-first-renewable-zone-attracts-stunning-27gw-of-solar-wind-storage-proposals-82163/

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The government’s sudden passion for climate technology is newfound and insincere

The call for technology before action is a specious distraction designed to paper over the plan to take no action — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/21/the-governments-sudden-passion-for-climate-technology-is-newfound-and-insincere

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Government takes unprecedented steps to build emergency fuel reserves

What a wasted opportunity, with no attempt to reduce dependency on oil, replacing with policy to encourage EVs. Government takes unprecedented steps to build emergency fuel reserves — Read on amp.smh.com.au/politics/federal/government-takes-unprecedented-steps-to-build-emergency-fuel-reserves-20200614-p552hm.html

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It’s time to end climate wars, says ANZ

Business leaders want it and now bankers; time Angus to be found new job. The bank’s chief economist says whether or not you accept the science, climate change is a grave financial risk and time is running out to deal … Continue reading

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Delaying Energy Market Reform to Increase Costs, Slow Transition to Renewables:

Delaying Energy Market Reform to Increase Costs, Slow Transition to Renewables: Think Tank, Industry Leaders | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/delaying-energy-market-reform-increase-costs-slow-transition-renewables-think-tank-industry

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Taylor allows jet fuel conversion to diesel, as oil offered lifeline and EVs ignored

Taylor allows refiners to convert excess jet fuel into diesel for vehicles as part of a broader oil industry package that once again ignores electric vehicles. Australia was singled out for criticism from the International Energy Agency for allowing its … Continue reading

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Star of the South captures imagination in Latrobe Valley

Now that the licence has finally been approved, the Latrobe Valley has the chance to grasp the big economic opportunities on the horizon. With Australia’s first offshore windfarm Star of the South capturing the community’s imagination, Yes 2 Renewables made … Continue reading

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ABC’s QandA: Old fossils versus smart advocates of clean energy transition | RenewEconomy

Highly recommended read: Two old fossils put the case for dirty, old, and incumbent technologies. Three smart women argued environmental, economic and engineering case for a clean energy transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/abcs-qanda-old-fossils-versus-smart-advocates-of-clean-energy-transition-30759/

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AEMO pushes for minimum standards for solar, battery storage and EVs | RenewEconomy

AEMO seeks powers to impose minimum standards for rooftop solar, battery storage and EVs in an effort to create a single, nationally consistent set of rules. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemo-pushes-for-minimum-standards-for-solar-battery-storage-and-evs-31845/amp/

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