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Australia will 'rise to the challenge' of sustainable energy - Lawyers Weekly


Lawyers Weekly

Australia will 'rise to the challenge' of sustainable energy
Lawyers Weekly
“What interests me in particular is the interplay between the call for national agreement and the individual initiatives of the various state and territory governments, in particular the Queensland government's 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030.

Turnbull uses Snowy 2.0 to fend off latest Abbott power play - The Australian


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Turnbull uses Snowy 2.0 to fend off latest Abbott power play
The Australian
In Cooma, the Prime Minister said yesterday the plan to expand hydro-electric storage as part of the Snowy 2.0 scheme highlighted a “massive investment in jobs and in the renewable energy that Australia needs”. A feasibility into the expansion by Snowy ...
'We need to make Australia great again': Tony Abbott says he is here to stay9news.com.au
PM dons leather for Snowy sojournThe West Australian
I'm not going anywhere: AbbottSky News Australia
SBS -The Guardian
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Snowy Hydro 2.0: PM Malcolm Turnbull visits Cooma facility - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Snowy Hydro 2.0: PM Malcolm Turnbull visits Cooma facility
NEWS.com.au
WORK is set to begin on Malcolm Turnbull's “Snowy Hydro 2.0” project as one Australian state claims the dubious honour of having the world's most expensive ...

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Renewable Energy Could Fuel Electric Car Sales In Australia - QUT - The Motor Report


The Motor Report

Renewable Energy Could Fuel Electric Car Sales In Australia - QUT
The Motor Report
As Australia's energy debate heats up, particularly supply issues and future energy sources, a bystander in the debate could be the electric vehicle. Nissan in particular has been vocal on the lack of state and federal government incentives (virtually ...

Solar panel customers to reap benefits from tariff rises - The Australian


Solar panel customers to reap benefits from tariff rises
The Australian
Following hikes of up to 20 per cent in retail electricity bills announced last week, those same companies — AGL Energy, Origin Energy and Energy Australia — are paying to secure solar power that can be fed back into the grid and resold. AGL said ...

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Australia will pay for renewable energy targets - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Australia will pay for renewable energy targets
Herald Sun
LATELY I've inspired social media outrage from Green keyboard warriors — or GKWs — for my comments on Green activism and energy policy. GKWs are the foot soldiers for modern Green activism which strives for a Green utopia where the world is powered ...

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Renewable Energy Record Set in US - National Geographic Australia


National Geographic Australia

Renewable Energy Record Set in US
National Geographic Australia
Wind and solar generation typically peaks in the spring and fall when there is less energy demand, and the EIA expects April to continue the record-setting 10 percent trend. That 10 percent mark is expected to slip in summer months, but 2016 saw an ...
Wind and solar in March accounted for 10% of U.S. electricity generation for first time - Today in Energy - U.S ...EIA
New Energy Outlook 2017 | Bloomberg New Energy Finance | Bloomberg Finance LPBloomberg New Energy Finance
Electric Power Monthly - U.S. Energy Information AdministrationEIA

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Renewable energy needs investment in back-up, but who will pay? - The Australian


The Australian

Renewable energy needs investment in back-up, but who will pay?
The Australian
Most of the capital costs of renewable backups plants will need to be met by the large energy companies in the private sector. But, as things now stand, power generation and grid investment in Australia are high risk. Not only are our state and federal ...

Renewable energy future possible with Australia's infrastructure re-focused, professor says - ABC Online


ABC Online

Renewable energy future possible with Australia's infrastructure re-focused, professor says
ABC Online
An earth and environment professor says Australia must re-focus its energy infrastructure now in order to become 100 per cent reliable on renewable energy in the future. Professor Ray Wills, the managing director of Future Smart Technologies and an ...

Lower costs, greater investment produces record year for Australian renewable energy - SBS


SBS

Lower costs, greater investment produces record year for Australian renewable energy
SBS
Renewable energy produced a record share of Australia's electricity in 2016, with a slew of new projects putting Australia on track to reach the 2020 Renewable Energy Target. More than 17 per cent of Australia's electricity came from renewable sources ...
Australian renewables head for “boom-time” – led by statesRenewEconomy
Australia posts record renewable energy growth in 2016Energy Matters
Renewable Energy Provides Record Share Of Australia's Electricity In 2016CleanTechnica
ZDNet -The Sydney Morning Herald
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