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Queensland renewable energy jobs double in four months - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Queensland renewable energy jobs double in four months
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Kennedy project would include a 1200-megawatt renewable-energy power station, which would be the largest renewables generator in Australia, and the biggest combined wind-and-solar facility in the world. Small-scale solar was also booming, with ...

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Yara plan for 'renewable' outback ammonia plant - The Australian


The Australian

Yara plan for 'renewable' outback ammonia plant
The Australian
He confirmed the company would look to secure government support for any plan, with the project a potential candidate for funding from the government's Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund or the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. The planned ...

Turnbull adds $120 to energy guarantee - The Australian


The Australian Financial Review

Turnbull adds $120 to energy guarantee
The Australian
“Importantly, there are no apparent alternatives at present that are both potentially functional and potentially acceptable to all sides of politics,” says the statement backed by the ACTU, the Australian Council of Social Service, the Australian ...
There is no credible alternative to the National Energy GuaranteeThe Australian Financial Review
Josh Frydenberg releases new modelling to back energy guarantee savings claimsThe Sydney Morning Herald
Energy plan to slash $120 off power billsSBS
Courier Mail -Herald Sun -Daily Telegraph
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Australian researchers lead way in developing sustainable biofuel technology - ABC Online


ABC Online

Australian researchers lead way in developing sustainable biofuel technology
ABC Online
The Federal Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $11.9 million in funding for Australian biofuel company Ethanol Technologies Limited (Ethtec) to assist in the development of its groundbreaking process ...
Australia-China biofuel project set to boost renewable energy sectorXinhua
A $30 million Muswellbrook project has Australia's energy future in its sightsMuswellbrook Chronicle
ARENA supports advanced biofuel pilot plant of EthtecRenewables Now
RenewEconomy
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Charles Sturt University installs Australia's largest rooftop solar ... - ABC Online


ABC Online

Charles Sturt University installs Australia's largest rooftop solar ...
ABC Online
A university in southern NSW installs Australia's largest rooftop solar power system so far in a project it says is a significant milestone for the renewable energy ...

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'Finkel's new energy report' isn't new and it isn't by Finkel - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

'Finkel's new energy report' isn't new and it isn't by Finkel
The Conversation AU
There is far too much focus on electricity market modelling in Australia these days – particularly regarding renewable energy. Finkel's policies are distrusted and dismissed by people on one side of the debate because they believe his modelling shows ...
Energy report backs Labor renewables target for 2030The Australian
Australia's energy market: New report backs Labor's 50 per cent renewable targetNEWS.com.au
Alan Finkel pushes for more energy storage to keep bills down and maintain reliabilityABC Online
SBS -RenewEconomy -PACE Today
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GE Renewable Energy appoints Steve Oswald to lead its wind business in Australia & New Zealand - RenewEconomy


GE Renewable Energy appoints Steve Oswald to lead its wind business in Australia & New Zealand
RenewEconomy
Sydney, AUSTRALIA // November 17, 2017 – GE Renewable Energy has today announced the appointment of Steven Oswald as the new Country Executive for the Wind business in Australia & New Zealand. Further, David Lian has been promoted to Head of ...

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Australia's first floating solar farm soon to be buoyant in Lismore - ABC Online


ABC Online

Australia's first floating solar farm soon to be buoyant in Lismore
ABC Online
The solar farm will initially produce almost 180,000 kilowatts of electricity annually, using a 100-kilowatt system and will account for about 12 per cent of the plant's energy needs. The council's environmental strategies officer, Sharyn Hunnisett ...

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Renewable energy for industry next big thing for Australia, says IEA - RenewEconomy


RenewEconomy

Renewable energy for industry next big thing for Australia, says IEA
RenewEconomy
A new report from the International Energy Agency has confirmed what is becoming increasingly obvious to many in the Australian market: that the business case for substituting grid electricity with self-generated renewable power is proving more and ...

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