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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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Abbott’s fibs to Obama

Lies, damn lies and Abbott – excellent get and graphics by Tristan Edis to expose deceit >readmore> ClimateSpectator

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Sea change in charity’s energy policy

Imagine when this might happen here – British conservation charity adopts new technology and renewable energy to heat a 300-year-old mansion, helping to save money and move away from fossil fuel use …formerly the National Trust’s biggest oil consumer. In winter months, it sometimes … 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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USA – Veterans lobby continued tax credit for wind turbines

“Military veterans at Congress-Operation Free, is lobbying for extension of wind tax credit. Initiative is based on national security threat posed by oil dependency, a threat bound to intensify, unless  USA gets serious about transitioning to more secure and reliable forms … Continue reading

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