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Work begins on NSW solar, wind and hydro ‘energy park’

Work has begun on the construction of a $190 million renewable energy park in NSW that will harness the power of the sun, the wind and water, despite Australia’s unfavourable policy environment and continued uncertainty around the Renewable Energy Target. Once … Continue reading

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ACT wind energy auction: And the winners are ….

…ACT wind energy auction is important..because the sector has been at a standstill for nearly 2 years. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, no new wind projects were financed in Australia in 2014 because of the Federal government’s attempts to nobble the renewable … Continue reading

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Time to ask new Vic Premier how we can help make renewables a high priority

As Daniel Andrews settles in, obviously he can’t do everything at once, In the hustle and bustle to get his attention, we need to compete. So let’s ask how we can make it easier for him to show leadership by … Continue reading

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Can VIC catch up with NSW on renewables?

“New South Wales aims to be “Australia’s answer to California”, accelerating use of renewable energy and finding new ways to curb waste, in push putting it at odds with Coalition counterparts in other states and at federal level.” Latest from … Continue reading

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Best report yet about wind farm viability in SA

Of course, facts are of no interest to PM Phoney Tony and his Tea Party mates because they’re true believers in all kinds of things that don’t make any sense at all. But this report, with convincing text and graphs, … Continue reading

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Australia’s renewables adviser scrapes the bottom of the climate denialist barrel

Tony Abbott recently appointed Dick Warburton to review the RET. Here’s a little background to cause concern. Time to write some letters?!? no address right now other than the Minister Gregory.Hunt.MP@aph.gov.au >readmore> TheGuardian

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Is Tony Abbott about to appoint IPA to renewables review?

Yes, this is as scary as it looks. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Australia’s large-scale renewables ambition dashed by policy vacuum

Because of uncertainty about Federal Election, to be followed by review of renewable energy target, whichever party wins, 2 year review interval means nothing will be certain enough for serious investment for another 12 to 18 months. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Abbott strangles $20B green investment to save 50 cents/week

The only wind turbine in NSW, north of Sydney, the 600kW Kooragang turbine, constructed in 1997 to “promote the emerging green energy market”,  is to be removed by Ausgrid – to make way for a new coal loader. These are dangerous times … Continue reading

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Slip sliding Combet’s schedule on new renewables

Another beauty from Tristan at Climate Spectator >read more>

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