Australian news, and some related international items

16 August REneweconomy news

  • Coal rift? Coalition sends mixed message on new coal power
    Federal treasurer says cheap new coal power a “myth”, federal energy minister says it must be considered – even if the market disagrees.
  • Tesla Tiny House goes on tour
    Powerwall, as part of the newly created Tesla Tiny House is hitting the road and making its way around Australia.
  • CommBank to face new shareholder resolution after climate policy fail
    Market Forces will lodge a new shareholder resolution against Commonwealth Bank after its climate change position statement released today fell well short of its publicly-made 2 degree commitments.
  • Victorian EV conversion company secures CEFC backing
    SEA Electric says $5m CEFC loan will help meet growing demand for technology that converts commercial trucks and vans to electric vehicles.
  • Failed experiment: Now it’s retail arms gaming energy consumers
    First it was the networks, then generators. Now it’s the retail arms gouging consumers. A bipartisan review of Victoria’s retail electricity market reveals a failed experiment that has delivered the most inflated power bills in Australia.
    Mount Emerald Wind Farm reaches major construction milestone
    Construction at the $360 million Mount Emerald Wind Farm near Mareeba reached an important milestone last week when the first of 53 turbine foundations was put in place.
    First Solar Awarded 241MW module supply contract for edify energy solar projects in Australia
    Company to deliver more than 500MW in Australia over the next 12 Months

August 16, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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