Category Archives: Papers

Policy GSBC Wind Power

Here’s our Policy about wind farms for download GSWINDPOLICY by Neil Rankine

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ReportCoalLobbyPerson

Useful 1 hour review/interview this week with larger than life Clive Palmer on ABC/RN http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/2012-04-15/3944114

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EnergyEfficiency-Victoria v California

On a day when national news tell us that Ted Baillieu is planning a negative step, to scrap 6 start energy rating system for new houses, here’s good news about a positive step, in California, a way to finance major … Continue reading

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Energy/Negawatts – Germany, electricity prices equalt but costs 50% LESS than Oz!!

Brace for an electric shock is the headline to this story at Climate Spectator. Despite Germany being a colder climate than Australia and despite that it’s considered to be expensive, in general, and despite our media “war on truth” which … Continue reading

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Energy/CST Solar – Big win in Las Vegas

Even the big gambling town now believes in CST(Concentrated Solar Thermal) for electricity 24 hours/day, as reported at: Las Vegas Solar

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Energy/Gas – not valid transition from coal

Here are some extracts from recent report from Climate Progress -Air sampling by NOAA over Colorado Finds 4% Methane Leakage, More Than Double Industry Claims … unless leakage rates for new methane can be kept below 2%, substituting gas for … Continue reading

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Energy/PV – amazing Germany

From BZE Matthew Wright, in a letter to rally us back up to speed after holidays: “Together we are building a groundswell of support that is getting harder for governments to ignore. Also, looking overseas, Germany has again showed itself … Continue reading

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Energy/Wind – Deniers say wind doesn’t work!!

Interviewed this morning on ABC RN, final point from Tim Flannery was that Climate Change Denialism is restricted to just USA, Canada and, of course, Australia. From the lofty heights of The Australian(heart of the Nation), to the least significant … Continue reading

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Energy/Transitions – Fossil power bonanza on way out

Report below explains what’s really happening behind privatised power in Australia eg how IPR Gdf-SUEZ can “win” 20% of annual profit from Hazelwood in just 8 hours! A National auction system pays very high prices for peak demand power, in … Continue reading

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Energy/Distributed – Constraints

To reduce emissions caused by fossil fuelled electricity generation, one particularly important objective is to accelerate the installation of energy sources closer to where energy is needed. As well as roof top solar panels, this means industrial sized solar and … Continue reading

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