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Hopes of a gas boom fizzle | The Saturday Paper

While the government continues to push for a gas-led recovery from the coronavirus-induced recession, the ACCC has another message – that Australia pays far too much for domestic gas. — Read on http://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/2020/08/22/hopes-gas-boom-fizzle/159801840010304

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A contentious NSW gas project is weeks away from approval. Here are 3 reasons it should be rejected

ACT NOW disconnect from gas!! The pending decision on the Narrabri Gas Project comes at a critical time for Australia’s gas industry. — Read on theconversation.com/a-contentious-nsw-gas-project-is-weeks-away-from-approval-here-are-3-reasons-it-should-be-rejected-144201

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Unplugged: How the gas industry is fighting efforts to electrify buildings

Desparate tactics USA – what the gas industry calls “renewable natural gas.” Gas industry is spending large sums of money on PR and marketing campaigns, astroturfing and front groups to oppose initiatives aimed at curbing direct gas use. — Read on … Continue reading

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We now know gas is far from the clean fuel it’s claimed to be

We now know gas is far from the clean fuel it’s claimed to be — Read on amp.smh.com.au/national/we-now-know-gas-is-far-from-the-clean-fuel-it-s-claimed-to-be-20200715-p55c7g.html In Australia, gas use in our national electricity market over the past five years is down 60 per cent because renewables beat … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gouge: why Australia, the world’s #1 exporter, now imports gas

The Ultimate Gouge: why Australia, the world’s #1 exporter, now imports gas – Michael West — Read on http://www.michaelwest.com.au/the-ultimate-gouge-why-australia-the-worlds-1-exporter-now-imports-gas/

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Viva spruiks job, energy gains as it floats Geelong refinery overhaul

Another LNG import for VIC? Viva spruiks job, energy gains as it floats Geelong refinery overhaul — Read on amp.theage.com.au/business/companies/viva-spruiks-job-energy-gains-as-it-floats-geelong-refinery-overhaul-20200615-p552vr.html

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Covert-19: Government stacks Covid Commission with oil and gas mates, cosy deals follow – Michael West

Investigation released today reveals sweetheart deals between Big Mining and the Government — all done under cover of COVID-19. 350.org. — Read on http://www.michaelwest.com.au/covert-19-government-stacks-covid-commission-with-oil-and-gas-mates-cosy-deals-follow/

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Nev Power Should Answer to Oversight Committee on Gas Agenda | The Australia Institute

Undemocratic bias, again, by Morrison government, more rorts for gas industry when renewables more cost effective. Nev Power Should Answer to Oversight Committee on Gas Agenda | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/nev-power-should-answer-oversight-committee-gas-agenda

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SA chaos battery storage v. failed gas and diesel

 Battery storage may well have smoothed out those bubbles, according to a report last week from Lloyds Register and RES. Engie’s Mintaro diesel generator’s emergency back-up tripped after just five seconds due to a fault, rendering it useless…Origin Energy’s Quarantine gas-fired power station … Continue reading

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Gas – goodbye in your home

  Many Australians are disconnecting their existing home from the gas grid or not connecting their new home to gas and saving hundreds of dollars a year in fixed supply charges alone. The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) has produced two … Continue reading

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