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Red Agency wins renewable energy company Neoen - MuMbrella


MuMbrella

Red Agency wins renewable energy company Neoen
MuMbrella
Launching into the Australian market in 2012, Neoen aims to build more than 1000MW of renewable energy projects in Australia by 2020. James Wright, Red Agency, CEO, said: “Neoen is leading the way in renewables, through partnerships with the South ...

How a power station sold for peanuts became a $730 million asset - ABC Online


ABC Online

How a power station sold for peanuts became a $730 million asset
ABC Online
The changing fortunes of Vales Point Power Station is, on one level, an illustration of how Australia's energy policy chaos is creating unlikely winners and losers. Back in 2015, the State Government considered the old coal-fired power plant near ...

Labor's energy policy to deliver $200 bill shock - The Australian


The Australian

Labor's energy policy to deliver $200 bill shock
The Australian
Labor's policy of a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030 would require the closure of 75 per cent of existing coal-fired power in Australia and add almost $200 a year to the average household energy bill, according to analysis of modelling ...
Power bills forecast to increase by almost $200 a year under Labor planNEWS.com.au
Ministers grilled on media reforms – politics liveThe Guardian
30 reasons to question the National Energy Guarantee. And it's not just politicsRenewEconomy
MacroBusiness (blog)
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Government's new energy scheme a boon for AGL - The Australian - The Australian


The Australian

Government's new energy scheme a boon for AGL - The Australian
The Australian
As this year's power shortages and unsavoury national energy debate resolve into the federal government's new National Energy Guarantee scheme, we can ...
Will the National Energy Guarantee hit pause on renewables ...eco-business.com

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Key Liberal seats back renewable energy boost - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Key Liberal seats back renewable energy boost
Sky News Australia
About 60 per cent of respondents in Wentworth and Kooyong said they would be more likely to support the government's new national energy guarantee if it ensured Australia would have at least 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030. The figure was slightly ...
Rudd renewables extension upped power bills $7.5bnThe Australian
Voters not convinced by Malcolm Turnbull's energy policyHerald Sun
Josh Frydenberg: Power prices will come down in new energy policyNEWS.com.au
The Australian Financial Review -The Guardian -NEWS.com.au -Facebook
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Misguided renewable energy policies will ruin nation - The Australian


The Australian

Misguided renewable energy policies will ruin nation
The Australian
You couldn't make it up if you tried. Australia is a huge exporter of energy as coal, LNG and uranium, yet it has unreliable and expensive electricity. South Australia has achieved a first for Australia: it has the most expensive electricity in the ...
Wind energy backing for NEG pressures Labor statesThe Australian Financial Review
Victoria Renewable Energy Target written into law, without support of LNPRenewEconomy
Hybrid wind, solar and energy storage project coming to AustraliaTreehugger
CleanTechnica -Futurism -Motley Fool
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Will the National Energy Guarantee hit pause on renewables? - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

Will the National Energy Guarantee hit pause on renewables?
The Conversation AU
The federal government's new National Energy Guarantee (NEG) proposal looks likely to put the brakes on renewable energy investment in Australia. And based on the sparse detail so far available, there are serious questions about whether the plan really ...
National electricity guarantee an exercise in politicsThe Australian
Battery storage proponents despondent about future under National Energy GuaranteeABC Online
Labor says it will reach 50% renewable energy regardless of PM's guaranteeThe Guardian
New Matilda -NEWS.com.au -RenewEconomy
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Turnbull Government Steers Away From Renewable Energy - Huffington Post Australia


Huffington Post Australia

Turnbull Government Steers Away From Renewable Energy
Huffington Post Australia
... The Turnbull Government is completing its shift away from renewable energy and towards a fight over energy prices with the Government formally rejecting a Clean Energy Target (CET) recommended four months ago in a major report by Australia's chief ...
Coalition on the attack over Labor renewables planThe Australian
New targets for energy giants after Govt dumps renewables subsidiesDaily Telegraph
Renewable power subsidies dumped as Malcolm Turnbull unveils new energy policyThe West Australian
ABC Online -SBS -Yahoo7 News
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Renewable energy: wind, solar generators 'don't need subsidies' - The Australian


The Australian

Renewable energy: wind, solar generators 'don't need subsidies'
The Australian
“It's actually been about subsidising the development of a renewable energy industry in Australia. It hasn't been about lowering power prices; in fact, quite the contrary. These types of energy alternatives are starting to stand on their own two feet ...
Govt may back away from Clean Energy TargetSky News Australia
Shorten announces new energy policies at energy summitThe Advertiser
SMS to urge consumers to turn off appliances during peak loadDaily Telegraph
North Queensland Register
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Taxpayer support for renewable energy simply cannot be justified - The Australian


The Australian

Taxpayer support for renewable energy simply cannot be justified
The Australian
And if you think this scam is just an Australian phenomenon, think again. With very few exceptions, governments all over the world have fallen into the trap of paying renewable energy scammers on the basis that it is necessary, at least politically, to ...

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