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A How-To Guide for Disabling and Dismantling Yongbyon - 38 North

A How-To Guide for Disabling and Dismantling Yongbyon  38 North

A worker handles a drum filled with contaminated waste during the clean-up of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in 2005. (Photo: Mark ...

Intermittency, Storage, & Politics -- The Case For & Against Super Grids - CleanTechnica

Intermittency, Storage, & Politics -- The Case For & Against Super Grids  CleanTechnica

February 15th, 2019 by Steve Hanley. Intermittency is the new buzzword in the clean energy revolution. For opponents of renewables, it is the reason why we ...

Where will the materials for our clean energy future come from? - The Verge

Where will the materials for our clean energy future come from?  The Verge

More politicians are starting to underscore the importance of transitioning to clean energy, which means more solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and ...

Bawdwin promises a rich vein in deepest Myanmar - The Australian

Bawdwin promises a rich vein in deepest Myanmar  The Australian

High in the mountains of Myanmars northern Shan state, a remote and volatile corner of this remote and volatile country, sits one of the most intriguing mineral ...

Resource chiefs add to growing mine ban anger - The Australian

Resource chiefs add to growing mine ban anger  The Australian

Some of the nations most senior resources executives have attacked the decision by a NSW court to reject a proposed coal mine development on the basis of its ...

Shell acquires German battery start-up Sonnen - Financial Times

Shell acquires German battery start-up Sonnen  Financial Times

Move part of energy major's shift towards cleaner fuels.

Industrial unrest spreads to Australia's largest stevedore - FreightWaves

Industrial unrest spreads to Australia's largest stevedore  FreightWaves

Trucking operators accessing container terminals at the main box-ports in Australia will likely be subject to delays and increased truck turnaround times due to a ...

BP says new oilfields still needed even if Paris climate curbs are met - The Australian

BP says new oilfields still needed even if Paris climate curbs are met  The Australian

Trillions of dollars of investment in new oilfields will be needed to meet demand, even if carbon emissions are curbed to hit the Paris climate agreement targets, ...

Ministers at odds over energy 'big stick' - NEWS.com.au

Ministers at odds over energy 'big stick'  NEWS.com.au

Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie expects the government's "big stick" energy legislation to be dealt with in parliament in April.

Jet fuel and beer bottles from sugarcane waste - Foodprocessing

Jet fuel and beer bottles from sugarcane waste  Foodprocessing

A pilot plant in Queensland is set to prove the economic viability of turning sugarcane waste into jet fuel and beer bottles.

Planning Minister Rita Saffioti signs off on City of Fremantle infill housing strategy - The West Australian

Planning Minister Rita Saffioti signs off on City of Fremantle infill housing strategy  The West Australian

The City of Fremantle has won Planning Minister Rita Saffioti's approval for its “ground-breaking” infill housing strategy, the Freo Alternative. The plan, Big ...

Top Asian News 3:28 a.m. GMT - Yahoo News UK

Top Asian News 3:28 a.m. GMT  Yahoo News UK

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators began trade talks Thursday that President Donald Trump says will help decide whether he escalates a fight over ...

Energy Storage and Microgrid Projects Get Boost with ABB & Susi Fund - Microgrid Knowledge

Energy Storage and Microgrid Projects Get Boost with ABB & Susi Fund  Microgrid Knowledge

ABB plans to boost energy storage and microgrid installations with a $113 million fund provided by investment company Susi Partners,

Call to change building codes to create energy efficient homes - Ballarat Courier

Call to change building codes to create energy efficient homes  Ballarat Courier

What's needed are brand new building codes which make things like wall insulation, double glazing and restrictions on window placement mandatory for all new ...

'We won': Landmark climate ruling as NSW court rejects coal mine - The Sydney Morning Herald

'We won': Landmark climate ruling as NSW court rejects coal mine  The Sydney Morning Herald

Environmental groups are cheering a decision in NSW's Land and Environment Court that found the emissions of greenhouse gases and resulting climate ...

Australia on track to meet Paris Agreement targets five years earlier than expected, research finds - ABC News

Australia on track to meet Paris Agreement targets five years earlier than expected, research finds  ABC News

New research from the Australian National University finds the nation is likely to meet its Paris climate target in 2025 — five years earlier than expected.

Australia's first compressed air energy storage plant to be built in SA - InDaily

Australia's first compressed air energy storage plant to be built in SA  InDaily

South Australia will host the country's first compressed air renewable energy storage project – a $30 million facility to be constructed at a disused mine in ...

Snowy Hydro 2.0 – will it ever be built? - ABC News

Snowy Hydro 2.0 – will it ever be built?  ABC News

It was Malcolm Turnbull's pet project, so will Snowy Hydro 2.0 survive without him?

'Eggshells can be a conduit': Perth researchers crack renewable energy alternative - WAtoday

'Eggshells can be a conduit': Perth researchers crack renewable energy alternative  WAtoday

It's an egg-cellent time for renewable energy, according to Murdoch University researchers. Eggshells have raw chemicals that can be naturally replenished and ...

Labor's $1 billion hydrogen plan zeroes in on Queensland - Brisbane Times

Labor's $1 billion hydrogen plan zeroes in on Queensland  Brisbane Times

Hydrogen is front and centre of a $1 billion federal Labor plan to boost Australia's renewable energy industry.

Australia could hit 100% renewables sooner than most people think - The Guardian

Australia could hit 100% renewables sooner than most people think  The Guardian

There are still people talking up coal and talking down renewable energy but we have installed more solar panels and wind turbines than ever before.

Australian solar industry job guide for candidates in this growing sector. - Energy Matters

Australian solar industry job guide for candidates in this growing sector.  Energy Matters

The Australian solar industry is growing fast and offers numerous job opportunities for the right people. Check out our guide to solar industry careers.

Solar Subsidy In EnergyAustralia’s Crosshairs (Again/Still) - Solar Quotes

Solar Subsidy In EnergyAustralia’s Crosshairs (Again/Still)  Solar Quotes

EnergyAustralia really doesn't seem to like Australia's major solar subsidy that has helped millions of households slash their electricity bills.

Renewables set to drive down power prices, new AEMC analysis shows - ABC News

Renewables set to drive down power prices, new AEMC analysis shows  ABC News

A flood of new green energy projects is likely to drive down household electricity bills, according to new analysis by government policy adviser the Australian ...