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Shell buys into carbon offsets market, adding to solar and battery purchases

If owners of previous energy supply now put big $ into renewables, is the zero carbon transition actually imminent? Shell expands its Australian push into businesses beyond the fossil fuel sector with the acquisition of carbon offset firm Select Carbon. … Continue reading

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Australia’s trilemma of providing good, fast and cheap energy finally has a clear solution

We now know that we can have an affordable, reliable and low emissions power system – and it needs a lot less coal and fossil gas — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/31/australias-trilemma-of-providing-good-fast-and-cheap-energy-finally-has-a-clear-solution

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Ireland looks forward to a greener future | Climate News Network

6 July, 2020 – Often called the Emerald Isle, Ireland prides itself on its green image – but the reality has been rather different. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/ireland-looks-forward-to-a-greener-future/

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NSW first renewable zone attracts stunning 27GW of solar, wind, storage proposals

NSW plan for first Renewable Energy Zone attracts “phenomenal” 113 registrations of interest for projects totalling 27GW and valued at $38 billion. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/nsw-first-renewable-zone-attracts-stunning-27gw-of-solar-wind-storage-proposals-82163/

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Why demand response is crucial to smart, renewable grids: the view from California

Could this Kind of Demand Response be another option to save nukes from being taken offline? Why demand response is crucial to smart, renewable grids: the view from California | One Step Off The Grid — Read on onestepoffthegrid.com.au/why-demand-response-is-crucial-to-future-renewable-grids-the-view-from-california/

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Delaying Energy Market Reform to Increase Costs, Slow Transition to Renewables:

Delaying Energy Market Reform to Increase Costs, Slow Transition to Renewables: Think Tank, Industry Leaders | The Australia Institute — Read on http://www.tai.org.au/content/delaying-energy-market-reform-increase-costs-slow-transition-renewables-think-tank-industry

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Star of the South captures imagination in Latrobe Valley

Now that the licence has finally been approved, the Latrobe Valley has the chance to grasp the big economic opportunities on the horizon. With Australia’s first offshore windfarm Star of the South capturing the community’s imagination, Yes 2 Renewables made … Continue reading

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ABC’s QandA: Old fossils versus smart advocates of clean energy transition | RenewEconomy

Highly recommended read: Two old fossils put the case for dirty, old, and incumbent technologies. Three smart women argued environmental, economic and engineering case for a clean energy transition. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/abcs-qanda-old-fossils-versus-smart-advocates-of-clean-energy-transition-30759/

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Sweden welcomes its first wooden wind turbine tower

The wheels have begun to turn on an interesting new form of wind turbine in Sweden, with the country’s first wooden power-generation tower now complete. It’s hoped the tower will be a harbinger of cheaper and greener solutions for renewable … Continue reading

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AEMO pushes for minimum standards for solar, battery storage and EVs | RenewEconomy

AEMO seeks powers to impose minimum standards for rooftop solar, battery storage and EVs in an effort to create a single, nationally consistent set of rules. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/aemo-pushes-for-minimum-standards-for-solar-battery-storage-and-evs-31845/amp/

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