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EVs in Australia: Government must offer incentives, study finds - CarAdvice


CarAdvice

EVs in Australia: Government must offer incentives, study finds
CarAdvice
Buyer incentives are key to driving electric vehicle (EV) adoption in Australia, according to a new study commissioned by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). Australian Electric Vehicle Market ...

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How the Gorgon gas plant could wipe out a year's worth of Australia's solar emissions savings - ABC News


ABC News

How the Gorgon gas plant could wipe out a year's worth of Australia's solar emissions savings
ABC News
By that point, experts including energy consultancy firm Energetics predict the additional CO2 emitted into the atmosphere will be roughly equivalent to the 6.2 million tonnes in emissions saved in a year by all the solar panels in the country combined ...

Plastic bag bans: Here's how the alternatives stack up - ABC News


ABC News

Plastic bag bans: Here's how the alternatives stack up
ABC News
Plastic bag bans are here. For any states still able to get their hands on single-use shopping bags, the party comes to an end today in Woolworths, and on July 1 in Coles and IGA stores nationwide. Also on July 1, Queensland and Western Australia will ...
Plastic bag ban: Many alternatives have huge environmental footprintsNEWS.com.au
Plastic bags ban: Here's how the alternatives stack upThe New Daily

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Frydenberg caves in — renewables have beaten common sense - The Australian


The Australian

Frydenberg caves in — renewables have beaten common sense
The Australian
The game that the renewable energy sector is playing is to define the scenario for which back-up is required on terms that suit it. Instead of meeting demand when and where it is required, its preferred alternative is to assume that demand is managed ...

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Flooded Valleys And Burning Forests: The Global Face Of Renewable Energy (Part III) - New Matilda


New Matilda

Flooded Valleys And Burning Forests: The Global Face Of Renewable Energy (Part III)
New Matilda
... energy revolution. In Part I he looked at the animal and environment issues associated with the flooded river valleys and burning biomass that dominate renewable energy. Part II looked at wind, sunshine, storage and zoomed in to consider Australia.

Rose Amal: Using sunshine to create alternative fuels - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Rose Amal: Using sunshine to create alternative fuels
The Sydney Morning Herald
A companion of the order of Australia (AC), the honour recognises Professor Amal's "eminent service to chemical engineering" and exceptional achievement for her research into using sunlight to transform carbon dioxide – a major cause of global warming ...

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Solar expert is first Australian to win international energy prize - UNSW Newsroom


UNSW Newsroom

Solar expert is first Australian to win international energy prize
UNSW Newsroom
UNSW Sydney congratulates solar energy pioneer Scientia Professor Martin Green, who has become the first Australian to win a prestigious Global Energy Prize worth more than $820,000 for his research, development and educational activities in the field ...

Walking on sunshine: Households cut costs with solar power - YourMortgage.com.au


YourMortgage.com.au

Walking on sunshine: Households cut costs with solar power
YourMortgage.com.au
Last year was one for the books as the renewable energy industry recorded a record 1.1GW new rooftop solar capacity. According to Clean Energy Council's latest report, this was the highest level of solar capacity recorded in Australia, outpacing the ...

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Alternative energy for ag on the agenda at Collie - Farm Weekly


Farm Weekly

Alternative energy for ag on the agenda at Collie
Farm Weekly
Dr Brooksbank has mapped the biomass available for use in WA as part of a national mapping project funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. “Industry pre-feasibility work on WA locations where bioenergy makes the most sense is underway, ...

Snowy 2.0 close to delivering for Labor's renewable goal - The Australian


The Australian

Snowy 2.0 close to delivering for Labor's renewable goal
The Australian
Priced at $40MW/h, the firming contracts would underpin the federal government's proposed national energy guarantee and ensure renewables replaced Australia's ageing coal fleet as it was retired. With the projected increase in renewable energy projects ...