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Cannon-Brookes says Hornsdale battery proof that technology change will be rapid

Billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes issues fresh plea to governments to not underestimate the pace of change in clean energy technologies. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/cannon-brookes-says-hornsdale-battery-proof-that-technology-change-will-be-rapid-34391/ “The reason I think that was such an amazing event is rarely have we had a lot … Continue reading

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“We cut through the politics:” Zibelman says rapid transition to RE “not a choice”

What Audrey also said was SA will soon be seeing days of 100% supply from rooftop solar PV, zero from grid. Zibelman says renewables share will approach 70 per cent “regularly” by 2030, but engineering and economics has and will … Continue reading

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The Energy Innovators: Why our future is in pumped hydro

The Energy Innovators video with Andrew Blakers – Is pumped hydro the key to supporting an entirely renewable energy system? — Read on arena.gov.au/blog/the-energy-innovators-andrew-blakers/ ““We project that we’ll end up with about 10,000 pumped hydro sites which is about 70 … Continue reading

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Welcome | Local Power Plan

Brilliant webinar to launch just now…visit this site ASAP Welcome | Local Power Plan — Read on http://www.localpowerplan.com/

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Bob Brown report questions viability of Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation plan

Report commissioned by Bob Brown Foundation questions viability of Marinus Link and Battery of Nation project, saying battery storage may be cheaper and smarter plan. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/bob-brown-report-questions-viability-of-tasmanias-battery-of-the-nation-plan-46651/amp/

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IEEFA Australia: Gas is not a transition fuel, Prime Minister – Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis

To slow global warming immediately, Howarth recommends “the best strategy is to move as quickly as possible away from natural gas, reducing both carbon dioxide and methane emissions.” — Read on ieefa.org/ieefa-australia-gas-is-not-a-transition-fuel-prime-minister/

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“Too late for gradual transition”: Quiggin calls for coal exit by 2030

A new research paper spells out benefits of a rapid coal phase-out and calls on governments to develop a plan for the transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/too-late-for-gradual-transition-quiggin-calls-for-coal-exit-by-2030/ Pity Doc Doolittle Morrison & Co reaction sphincter tighter than fish’s…so do nothing … Continue reading

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Don’t pollute the Clean Energy Finance Corporation with loss-making gas

Sickening Federal Government. Angus Taylor seeks to destroy the culture of the CEFC and its staff by forcing it to give loss-making loans to gas projects it cannot legally make.  — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/dont-pollute-the-clean-energy-finance-corporation-with-loss-making-gas-73899/amp/

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Electric buses and trains are the answer, not more cars

A silent and largely ignored health hazard accompanying our daily commute is that of air pollution. Are more cars, even if electric, the answer? — Read on thedriven.io/2020/09/02/electric-buses-and-trains-are-the-answer-not-more-cars/

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NSW plan for 21 coalmines would create seven years of Nation’s emissions, expert says

..lies, damn lies and Minerals Council… State Minerals Council pushing for projects despite Minerals Council of Australia goal of net-zero emissions — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/28/nsw-plan-for-21-coal-plants-would-create-seven-years-of-nations-emissions-expert-says

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