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Australian news, and some related international items

See the latest on renewable energy for Australia

Energy Matters Video News – Episode 19 – November 25, 2010 In this episode, Virginia covers covers solar power vs. coal and land use, the Clean Energy Council backs Brumby, 5.7 million dollars in funding for a Queensland solar farm and the Victorian Greens pledge to divert funds from coal to renewable energy. Energy Matters Video News – Episode 19 – November 25, 2010 : Renewable Energy News :

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November 25, 2010 Posted by | General News, solar | , , | Leave a comment

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Australia 2011

Clean Energy Australia 2011 2 8 Feb – 2 Mar, 2011 Hilton SydneyStreet: 488 George StreetCity: Sydney Welcome to Clean Energy Australia 2011 – Asia Pacific’s premier clean energy event.Clean Energy Australia focuses on generation strategy, efficiency and commercial outcomes. Discover the business case for investing in clean energy. Continue reading

November 25, 2010 Posted by | climate change - global warming, energy, General News, solar, wind | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UK govt website promotes community renewable energy projects

Dubbed Community Energy Online, the new site offers local authorities and community groups detailed advice and case studies demonstrating how to select and deliver local low-carbon and renewable energy projects.


Coalition calls on ‘big society’ to embrace small energy New Community Energy Online web site to provide guidance on how to deliver local renewables projects, BusinessGreen, By James Murray25 Nov Continue reading

November 25, 2010 Posted by | climate change - global warming, energy, solar, wind | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australia’s and New South Wales govts – big subsidies for coal, not for solar

In NSW during the last nine years coal and coal-fired power together have received an annual subsidy of $1 billion. The subsidy for the renewable energy sector for the same time frame is a paltry $67 million a year. Coal-fired power receives 15 times the amount of subsidy compared with the renewable energy industry.

Carbon – the more you emit the greater the subsidy! – On Line Opinion –  By Ged McCarthy –  25 November 2010 Recently the Gillard Government warned it might remove solar energy subsidies and review the value of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECS). Continue reading

November 25, 2010 Posted by | energy, New South Wales, politics, solar | , , , | 1 Comment