Australian news, and some related international items

19 July MORE REneweconomy news

  • COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?
    Turnbull’s recent use of the word “delusional” reminds us that climate denial is still alive and kicking in mainstream Australian politics.
    Australian coal, gas miners seek renewable energy projects
    Australian oil, gas and coal mining body, NERA, issues call for cleantech, renewable energy partnerships, says timing is “spot on” for collaboration.
    Base-cost renewables: When wind and solar finally kill coal
    BNEF says building new solar plants will be cheaper than shovelling coal into existing coal generators within 15 years. This will trigger a complete re-make of the energy system, and a share of wind and solar far beyond that contemplated by the Finkel Review.
    Frydenberg says Zibelman “doing really great job” at AEMO
    Frydenberg defends AEMO chief Audrey Zibelman from attacks by conservative commentators.
  • Australian Greens Senator for South Australia Sarah Hanson-Young has called on Malcolm Turnbull to intervene to end the delay in fixing energy market rules, including the 5-minute rule, to allow battery storage to compete fairly.
  • Leaders’ pledge to galvanise renewable energy leaders to champion gender diversity
    Better gender diversity across the renewable energy industry requires leaders from both genders to step up and drive change, the Clean Energy Council said in launching its Women in Renewables Leaders’ Pledge today.
  • Business slowly wakes up to reality that renewables are cheap
    ARENA report shows less than half Australian businesses have tapped renewables. But there’s no doubt the idea is starting to catch on.

July 19, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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