Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

August 7 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Cost of EPA’s Climate Plan? Minor Compared to the Benefits” – The good news is that cutting carbon turns out to be not just affordable, but smart: the Clean Power Plan’s public health and climate benefits, worth an estimated $34 billion to $54 billion in 2030, far outweigh the estimated costs of $8.4 billion. [The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists]

Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base. USAF photo. Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons. Solar array at Nellis Air Force Base. USAF photo. Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons. 

World:

¶ China’s public sector companies continue to support the development of renewable energy infrastructure in Pakistan. HydroChina Investment Corporation will invest $115 million for the implementation of a 50 MW wind energy project near Karachi. The project is expected to be operational by September producing enough power for 100,000 households, with an 8-year payback. [CleanTechnica]

¶ Australian electricity companies have offered solar and battery systems for lease in a bid to keep…

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