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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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$41B to fossil fuels as cost renewables attacked

..cost of renewable energy.against. current energy supply, largely coal dominated, may also be costing us…The policy wonks at the International Monetary Fund have been trying to shed some light on that in recent times. Back in May they released a paper projecting that this year the … Continue reading

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Energy policy: Push renewables to spur carbon pricing

Putting a price on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to curb emissions must be the centrepiece of any comprehensive climate-change policy. We know it works: pricing carbon creates broad incentives to cut emissions. Yet current price of carbon remains … Continue reading

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Only in WA – Minister Nahan says ban on battery storage and EVs is “red tape gone mad”

Right now, it’s an unwieldy energy grid that’s reliant on ageing, dirty coal fired power stations and expensive gas, yet needs to be subsidised by more than $500(!) a year for each household, or a total of more than $600 million…Nahan appears … Continue reading

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Stop funding fossils

New report from Oil Change International: rich countries at ‪#‎COP20‬ are spending three times as much money looking for new fossil fuels to burn than they are on climate finance pledges. Read more here: bit.ly/cop20-exploration It’s time to stop funding the problem and start funding … Continue reading

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Gold plating coal power stations

By now, we all know about gold plating by electricity distribution companies, so many more big poles and wires, to cope with so much increase in peak power supply, when demand is actually decreasing. From some of the cheapest power in the … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops From Every Continent Call For ‘An End To Fossil Fuel Era’

Pope Francis himself has made the religious case for combating climate change, warning that “if we destroy Creation, Creation will destroy us!”…international community needs to “adopt a fair and legally binding global agreement” to cut carbon emissions at the summit in Paris next year. … Continue reading

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