Tag Archives: RET

Was the renewables industry better off under Abbott than Turnbull?

“The result is confusion, concern and dismay. Despite all the talk of the “innovation economy”, the large-scale renewable energy target remains at a standstill, without a single wind farm or solar farm commissioned or built since the Coalition took power … Continue reading

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Last chance today for your say about VRET

If you haven’t already done it, please make time today to respond to Daniel Andrews request for community input, to confirm  that you support his efforts for State higher than Federal, for VRET(Victorian Renewable Energy Target) >more> FOE

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Y2R LAUNCH VRET SUBMISSIONS DRIVE:

Members of Andrew’s government are making many of the right noises about how to implement more renewable energy. But without input from you, your friends and the rest of the electorate, there will be less action. Please, ASAP, let them know you … Continue reading

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States Take the Reins on Climate Change

With the absence of coherent climate change policy from the Abbott government, Victoria, South Australia and the ACT are picking up the gauntlet….Unlike Abbott, these states can see the economic benefit of investing in the future. Renewable energy and other emerging technologies … Continue reading

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Abbott Announces New Rebate Scheme For Rooftop Coal-Fired Power Stations

Abbott punches above his “wait”, nothing but delay, we can be certain about, leading us backwards, downwards, dirty and brown.. ….when we need to go onwards, upwards, clean and green. >more> TheShovel

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Australia’s ‘dirtiest’ power station considers ‘clean energy’ biomass burning option

with Hazelwood…little change…to burn wood….evidence… already accredited…from native forests for generation of renewable energy certificates…(and only pay $0.0588/MWh royalty for brown coal, Robber Barons)…majority-owner, GDF Suez, controlled by French company Engie…well versed in biomass technology overseas…spent 125 million euros ($184 … Continue reading

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Burning question of native forest power stations

In depth, comprehensive interviews with all the players, for and against, about Greg Hunt’s victory to include wood burning power as part of RET(Renewable Energy Target) Of course, native forest loggers have been an endangered species for a while now, … Continue reading

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Does RET mean higher power prices? CHECK THE FACTS

Astonishingly – “The only scenario that had a lower electricity price than leaving the RET as is, was expanding the RET to 30%. You can see the impact of the various policies in the graph below which is taken directly … Continue reading

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Abbott government shows signs of shifting ground on climate policy

Once upon a time….why doesn’t Phoney Tony do the right thing, like Sir Cardinal George Pell…and then go live happily ever after, away from politics in Australia. This story says they might compromise on the RET but based on – … Continue reading

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Australia – no longer a safe place to invest?

Rather than investing in the clean energy technologies of the future, Australia now risks locking in the carbon polluting technologies of the past…And once the trust has gone, once the knowledge has gone, once the jobs have gone, then restarting … Continue reading

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