Australian news, and some related international items

May 12 Energy News



¶ “Think windfarms are ugly? It’s not only a matter of perception, but policy too” • The Australian landscape is changed by words on paper. The renewable energy target as a mechanism for building zero-carbon technologies has worked brilliantly. It incentivizes mainly windfarms, as they’re the cheapest, most readily deployable technology. [The Guardian]

Capital windfarm (Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images)

¶ “Coal And Nuke Investors Think Trump Just Saved Their Bacon. They’re Naïve.” • Once again, the Trump administration is being hailed by investors in coal and nuclear power. But a skeptical message may be more appropriate. If you’re an energy investor, be afraid. You may be picking up pennies in front of Trump’s regulatory steamroller. [Forbes]

¶ “Important Year For Microgrids In Remote Countries” • This year could be big for microgrid developments in remote and non-electrified regions and countries. Storage companies and technology…

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