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Enough energy to cover Hazelwood: PM
The West Australian
Tony Abbott says the last thing Australia should be doing is closing a utility that supports base load power. Until cost effective and reliable alternative energy supplies, such as pumped hydro were assured, closing Hazelwood was an avoidable folly, Mr ...
Govt won't step in to save Hazelwood: PM
Malcolm Turnbull rejects Tony Abbott's call for subsidy to keep Hazelwood open
Tony Abbott: Hazelwood Power Station should stay open
Jay Weatherill and Tom Koutsantonis appear to differ over alternative energy security solution - The Advertiser
Jay Weatherill and Tom Koutsantonis appear to differ over alternative energy security solution
Malcolm Turnbull labelled the Premier's verbal assault on Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg “completely over the top” after last week casting doubt over the SA leader's state of mind. “The Labor Party in South Australia has now got to the point ...
Energy crisis puts the wind up Jay Weatherill
Weatherill turns his energy attack on the media
Policy to blame for energy job losses: SA
Rooftop Solar Australia's Largest Renewable Energy Employer
A new report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the equivalent of 5,570 workers were directly employed full-time in the nation's rooftop solar sector in 2015/16. While the bigger picture wasn't an entirely happy one, our solar industry is ...
Renewable energy sector employment falls, ABS figures say
The fall continued a decline in renewable energy employment since 2011-12. The figures come after the federal government this week expressed support for a proposal to invest in battery storage technology in South Australia, and announced a $2 billion ...
Jobs in Australia's renewables sector plunge to record low
EARTH FIRST: Congress of renewable energy ideas from across the globe
How an Indigenous renewable energy alliance aims to cut power costs and disadvantage
Peter Jean: Snowy Mountains hydro power scheme will give Australia access to reliable renewable energy - The Advertiser
Peter Jean: Snowy Mountains hydro power scheme will give Australia access to reliable renewable energy
THE Snowy Mountains Scheme 2.0 promises to deliver more reliable renewable energy as old power stations retire — and South Australia could eventually benefit. PETER JEAN reports. WHAT IS THE SNOWY HYDRO SCHEME? THE idea seems so simple: ...
Snowy Hydro gets a boost, but seawater hydro could help South Australia
'The Crocodile Dundee of energy support'
Is building the Snowy Hydro scheme the smartest thing Australia ever did?
SA to build Australia's largest battery to store renewable energy and $360m gas-fired power plant - Yahoo7 News
SA to build Australia's largest battery to store renewable energy and $360m gas-fired power plant
South Australia's premier Jay Weatherill announced on Tuesday the government's plan to build, own and operate the plant which will cost $360 million. He said it was part of a plan to spend $550 million to take control of the state energy market. Jay ...
Mixed reviews over SA power plan
Renewables the key in South Australia's energy plan
SA's $550m energy intervention
Renewable energy target set to push price of power even higher
In a submission to the review of the national electricity market by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, the Australian Energy Market Commission also suggested that subsidies such as the RET and policy uncertainty could erode investor confidence — threatening ...
Energy crisis: Wholesale power prices have doubled since the carbon tax was axed
Denmark's Soren Hermansen says renewable energy is stable
While underground cabling would be very expensive to implement in Australia, taking out the storm factor, Mr Hermansen said Denmark's system showed it was possible to successfully integrate renewable energy into the electricity network and create a ...
100 per cent renewable energy network affordable, secure and 'off the shelf': study
Australia can build an affordable and secure electricity network with 100 per cent renewable energy, using existing technologies, according to research by the Australian National University (ANU).
ANU: Wind, solar and hydro grid cheapest option for Australia
Australia can build a cheap power grid relying on 100 percent renewable energy: Research
Pumped hydro storage can create cheap energy that uses 100 per cent renewable power
Renewable energy target explained
It's a legislated target designed to ensure Australia uses more renewable energy and, in the process, reduces its emissions. The aim is for 23.5 per cent of Australia's energy (the equivalent of 33,000 gigawatt hours) to come from clean sources such as ...
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