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Risk Of Unsightly Wind Turbines Minimised At New Open Cut Mine, Greg Hunt’s Stringent Conditions

“Coal mining is really important, but we know these huge, dirty eyesores can have a pretty significant impact on the landscape. So I want to reassure those of you living in the area that your new mine will not feature … Continue reading

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Aluminium exports taxpayers’ money

Here’s a clear illustration of biggest proportion of our dirty electricity generation going to aluminium smelting. In Victoria, when we pay 30, we’re lucky if they pay 1.5cents/kWh . Actual subsidy is nearly $0.5B/year, based on best rate for equivalent big … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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