Australian news, and some related international items

25 August REneweconomy news

  • 100% renewable energy for 139 nations detailed in new Stanford report
    Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 of his colleagues have compiled a report that shows exactly how 139 nations could transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 without throwing millions of people out of work.
  • Australia urged to aim for 100% renewables by 2030s
    As climate impacts mounts, there is a growing push for a 1.5°C target. This would mean reaching 100% renewable energy within 20 years. Australia could lead, and reap enormous economic benefits.
  • Neoen may expand Vic solar farm to 126MW after tram tender win
    Neoen says it may treble size of its Nurmukah solar project off back of Victoria government tender win.
  • Infigen eyes commercial and industrial sector for new renewables
    Infigen Energy reports a jump in profit for FY2107, as the company continues its transformation into an “active energy markets participant.”
  • Victoria leads, Federal government leans on energy transition
    Yesterday was an historic day for Victoria’s energy future. And there’s more good news on the way. Not that you would know it from listening to federal energy minister.
  • AEMC suggests new body to decide on battery storage standards
    As industry rejects Standards Australia home battery ban proposal, AEMC calls for new body to govern standards for distributed energy market.
  • Windlab to receive $10 million milestone success payment in respect of the Coopers Gap Wind Farm
    Windlab has become entitled to receive a milestone success payment of just over $10 million in respect of the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.
  • Rethinking the grid: Changes in power sector are an opportunity, not a threat
    The Department of Energy’s study on grid reliability and resilience offers an incomplete picture of our grid’s transformation.

August 25, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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