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Study urges large rise in renewables power - SBS


SBS

Study urges large rise in renewables power
SBS
Australia will need up to three-quarters of its electricity coming from renewables by 2030 if it is to cut emissions in the cheapest way under a clean energy target. But a new analysis from the Australia Institute finds the same emissions cut could be ...
Energy crisis deepens as Turnbull dithers on climate changeThe New Daily
Newspoll: Voters drift from PM, Coalition - The AustralianThe Australian

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Climate crunch: Australia to fail on Paris commitments without massive renewable switch - Illawarra Mercury


The Guardian

Climate crunch: Australia to fail on Paris commitments without massive renewable switch
Illawarra Mercury
Australia will fall short of its Paris carbon reduction targets signed under Tony Abbott unless it lifts its renewable energy production to levels higher even than Labor's plan for 50 per cent green energy reliance by 2030. See your ad here ...
Australia failing to meet Paris targets and more renewables needed ...The Guardian
Big burden to meet greenhouse gas targetThe West Australian
Renewables must double to meet Paris AgreementMacroBusiness (blog)

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Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy “battery of Australia” - RenewEconomy


RenewEconomy

Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy “battery of Australia
RenewEconomy
The potential for Tasmania to double its renewable energy capacity and serve as the “battery of the nation” is set to be explored via two new feasibility studies, backed this week by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. ARENA said on Friday it has ...

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Solar farm defends itself over its renewable energy subsidies - The Australian


RenewEconomy

Solar farm defends itself over its renewable energy subsidies
The Australian
The owner of the Moree solar farm has defended the project amid a debate over the scale of subsidies being offered to renewable energy, insisting it has invested $700 million into Australia. The northern NSW project, owned by Saudi Arabian billionaire ...
Queensland takes lead in Australian renewable energy raceRenewEconomy

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Australians installing solar power battery systems at record rates - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Australians installing solar power battery systems at record rates
Herald Sun
Photovoltaic (PV) panels on roofs are used to harness solar energy and solar power battery systems store this energy for future use. About 7000 home solar battery systems were sold across Australia in the first half of this year — compared with 6500 ...

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Australia blessed with more than 22000 possible pump storage sites, ANU finds - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia blessed with more than 22000 possible pump storage sites, ANU finds
The Sydney Morning Herald
That partial research, funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, identified pumped storage sites with capacity ranging from 0.9 to 100 gigawatt-hours – or as much as 1000 times being proposed for a giant battery being built for South Australia ...

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Nuclear the energy alternative for Australia none dare name - The Australian


The Australian

Nuclear the energy alternative for Australia none dare name
The Australian
Switkowski's warning of a decade ago — that renewable energy was intermittent, heavily subsidised and required stable “dispatchable” generation to support it — has proved correct. Despite the billions spent, Australia's peak energy regulator, the ...

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Home power to be sent to MCG - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Home power to be sent to MCG
Herald Sun
The MCC will partner with Energy Australia to power the 'G year-round under the scheme, to start early in 2018. If 1500 Energy Australia customers shared their excess solar energy for a year, it would be enough to power every AFL match at the MCG for ...

Renewable Energy Index shows power of solar, wind, hydro and other renewables - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Renewable Energy Index shows power of solar, wind, hydro and other renewables
NEWS.com.au
... that power provided by renewables was largely from hydro and wind, but surprisingly rooftop solar was the third biggest contributor. Energy produced was enough power to keep the lights on in 7.1 million homes or 70 per cent of all households in ...
Renewable energy booming but could soon turn to bust, analysts warnThe Sydney Morning Herald
Renewable energy projects are boomingSBS
Renewable energy generates enough power to run 70% of Australian homesThe Guardian
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