Australian news, and some related international items

25 October REneweconomy news

  • Electric vehicle uptake will drain fuel tax revenue, report warns
    Productivity Commission warns Australia’s inevitable shift from petrol fuelled cars to EVs will take a huge chunk out of the federal government budget.
  • Graphs of the Day: Wind fast, solar faster, batteries fastest
    Four charts show that in the global race to build new energy capacity, wind is fast, solar is faster, and batteries will be faster again. Meanwhile, coal power…
  • Construction begins on Emerald Solar Farm after financial close reached
    Emerald solar farm, Australia’s first large-scale offsite renewables corporate PPA, reaches financial close and begins construction.
  • Access to RenewEconomy may be slow due to denial of service attacks
    Readers of RenewEconomy may find access to the website unexpectedly slow or difficult today, because of measures it introduced to deal with repeated denial of service attacks.
  • Energy consumers are paying for useless, profit-boosting infrastructure
    It is difficult not to lapse into despair about Australia’s energy policy morass, which is dominated by a deeply entrenched culture of half-truths, vested interests, ideology and wishful thinking.
  • ‘Buy clean’ wants to change the way we build stuff
    Once again, California is leading the way, this time on state contracts for infrastructure, where suppliers work to keep their carbon pollution low.

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

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