Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

August 9 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “You probably have no idea just how much water is needed to produce electricity” • Despite the growth of renewable-energy, most electricity is still generated by fossil fuel or nuclear fuel. The trouble is that thermal electricity generation, a category that includes coal, natural gas, and nuclear power, does not just require fuel, […]

via August 9 Energy News — geoharvey

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Flow Power contracts 50MW from proposed Queensland wind farm — RenewEconomy

Flow Power to take about half the output from new Queensland wind farm to deliver cheap renewable electricity to corporate customers in that state.

via Flow Power contracts 50MW from proposed Queensland wind farm — RenewEconomy

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States being asked to approve NEG mechanism that increases emissions — RenewEconomy

On top of that, the $150 average annual household saving the ESB claims is due to the NEG is illusory, and based on heroic demand assumptions.

via States being asked to approve NEG mechanism that increases emissions — RenewEconomy

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Big little lies: The rotten core that could kill the NEG — RenewEconomy

The NEG, in its current form, proclaims to halt the energy transition in its tracks. It’s a nonsense of course, but Australia needs a policy that recognises the future, not one that pretends to be able to stop it.

via Big little lies: The rotten core that could kill the NEG — RenewEconomy

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