Tag Archives: renewable energy

Community Energy Enquiry VIC

“Victoria was an early leader in community energy but other states are racing ahead with dozens of proposals. This inquiry can identify the policies we need to be a leader again,” said Leigh Ewbank. “We need the Premier Andrews and opposition … Continue reading

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Renewable energy demands the undoable

…during each hour of every day 3.7 million barrels of oil are pumped from wells; 932,000 tons of coal are dug; 395 million cubic metres of natural gas are piped from the ground; and 4.1 million tons of CO2 is … Continue reading

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Powering Australia

Back after the break, here’s an outstanding review/debate/Q&A of what’s looking realistic for power options, solar, wind, nukes, the lot. Particularly like prospect of driverless car, booked like Uber, comes to you, details already on board. At destination, it takes itself away to … Continue reading

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Navigating Victoria’s Energy Future – free seminar

The Victorian Government will soon unveil its Renewable Energy Action Plan, aimed at accelerating the development of renewable energy in Victoria. The plan will outline policy measures designed to attract renewable energy investment and to create new jobs in Victoria…This seminar – Wednesday, 18 … Continue reading

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Petition for Ambition: Victoria’s Renewable Energy Targets

The release of the Andrews government’s Renewable Energy Action Plan is imminent. It will set Victorian Renewable Energy Targets for 2020 and 2025. Please add your voice to our call for the Andrews government to set ambitious targets that match … Continue reading

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How Australia can become a renewable energy superpower

BZE do it again, leading the way for our leaders. How much longer will it take? Maybe name change is needed, from Beyond Zero Emissions to After Zero Emissions? >more> RenewEconomy >more>BZE  free download report

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Investors chip in as renewables rise towards record level

“Once again in 2014, renewable made up nearly half the power capacity added worldwide,” said Achim Steiner, executive director of UNEP.  University of California Berkeley, reported in Nature Climate Change that solar energy alone could meet the demands of the state of California in … Continue reading

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Abbott government’s 10 biggest renewable energy whoppers

Looks like even more (un)government, by simple and obvious catch phrases, which never mean anything, with corrections in conflict, all designed to keep Phoney Tony in the headlines. Does he think we’ll get “comfortable and relaxed” with his smirky appearance … Continue reading

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Government support for electricity storage – what must be done

…zero grid import at around 70kWh, same size as anentry level Tesla car battery pack. Zero grid import household will use grid like a petrol generator, only relying on it very rarely. The household will have an oversized solar system and … Continue reading

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Andrews government shows renewed interest in renewables

Cheques promised, by Andrews state government, for $100k and 200k have now been delivered to Macedon and Newstead to get renewable energy projects back on track. >readmore> TheAge

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