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Genex secures $1.5m development deal with Japanese utility J-Power to commence development works for Kidston wind project.
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The AEMC's transmission pricing proposal will ultimately hurt and disincentivise investment in wind and solar in Australia.
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Horizon Power’s Onslow DER Project was announced State winner of the 2020 Australian Institute of Project Management Achievement Awards, in the category of Regional Projects.
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Western Australia’s Labor-led McGowan Government announces members of its Future Battery Industry taskforce which will seek to grow the state’s battery industry.
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Biggest solar project in NSW approved by planning commission, despite resident concerns of heat islands and glare and council's fear of "batteries melting down like nuclear".
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Covid and drought help reduce greenhouse in latest quarter, but there's little evidence of any long-term cuts to emissions apart from switch to wind and solar.
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REP brings forward 500MW wind component of Bowen renewable energy hub, as state authorities kick off environmental review of "battery of the north".
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£1.6bn subsidies for owning land in England to end, with funds going to improve nature
Wildlife, nature and the climate will benefit from the biggest shake-up in farming policy in England for 50 years, according to government plans.
The £1.6bn subsidy farmers receive every year for simply owning land will be phased out by 2028, with the funds used instead to pay them to restore wild habitats, create new woodlands, boost soils and cut pesticide use.Continue reading...
Victoria just gave 2 billion litres of water back to Indigenous people. Here's what that means for the rest of Australia
Angus Taylor’s dire warnings about abandoning coal are going unheeded as the states forge their own path towards renewables
There may have been other weeks that packed in as many transformative developments in clean energy in Australia as the past seven days, but they don’t come often.
On Friday, the New South Wales parliament passed laws to build 12 gigawatts of clean energy – roughly equivalent to the country’s entire existing large-scale renewable capacity – and 2GW of energy storage in the state over the next decade.Continue reading...
Analysis: The PM changed tone as soon as Joe Biden was projected likely next US president. Will a policy pivot follow?
Scott Morrison’s language about Australia adopting an emissions reduction target of net zero by 2050, and about climate action more generally, is starting to warm up. The recent shift in the prime minister’s language invites two questions: is there a pivot under way, and is the shift real?Continue reading...