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Australian news, and some related international items

Why 50% renewables by 2030 is such an easy target — RenewEconomy

In the shift to renewables, time is pressing on Australia’s incumbent gentailers like AGL. Big decisions will have to be made, and made fairly promptly. The post Why 50% renewables by 2030 is such an easy target appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Battery powered homes and battery powered cars: The fossil fuel era is fading — RenewEconomy

NSW hinterland luxury rental home with 10kW solar, two Tesla Powerwall batteries, and a Model X EV, seeks to demonstrate Tesla’s vision of the new energy and transport future. So how does it shape up? The post Battery powered homes and battery powered cars: The fossil fuel era is fading appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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AGL proposes mega battery next to Cooper’s Gap wind farm in Queensland — RenewEconomy

AGL, the biggest coal generator in the country, has put in a proposal for a mega-battery into the Coalition’s tender for 24/7 dispatchable power. The post AGL proposes mega battery next to Cooper’s Gap wind farm in Queensland appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Black coal plants push Australian wholesale energy prices to record highs — RenewEconomy

Latest quarterly report from AEMO shows black coal generators pushing up electricity prices as demand falls and more cheap renewables come into the system. The post Black coal plants push Australian wholesale energy prices to record highs appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Vestas brings winds of change to Victoria manufacturing, with turbine plant in Geelong — RenewEconomy

Victoria’s former centre for car manufacturing, Geelong, will host a turbine assembly and testing hub for global wind giant Vestas. The post Vestas brings winds of change to Victoria manufacturing, with turbine plant in Geelong appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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NEM Review 2018: More renewables, greater efficiency, less emissions — RenewEconomy

A detailed review of Australia’s main grid for 2018 shows a big increase in renewables, gains in efficiency, lower demand, and a substantial fall in emissions. The post NEM Review 2018: More renewables, greater efficiency, less emissions appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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