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Australian news, and some related international items

Renewable South Australia posts lowest wholesale prices for second month in row — RenewEconomy

South Australia’s switch to wind and solar starts to pay off, with the renewable state posting the lowest wholesale prices in Australia’s main grid for second month in a row. The post Renewable South Australia posts lowest wholesale prices for second month in row appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Why is pumped hydro in Australia not used very much? — RenewEconomy

Experience with Australia’s current small fleet of pumped hydro power stations suggests a fleet of smaller projects might be a better idea than the massive Snowy 2.0 scheme. The post Why is pumped hydro in Australia not used very much? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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December 1 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “In The Fight Against Climate Change, No One Can Stand On The Sidelines” • Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund: We can avoid this bleak future, and we know what we have to do – reduce emissions, offset what cannot be reduced, and adapt to new climate realities. No individual […]

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The day rooftop solar met two thirds of South Australia’s total demand — RenewEconomy

The change in South Australia’s grid continues to surprise energy experts, and is now accelerating towards its net 100 per cent renewable target. The post The day rooftop solar met two thirds of South Australia’s total demand appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Heating & cooling to go renewable and provide demand response — RenewEconomy

ARENA has today announced $6.5 million in funding to the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) to develop a pathway to low emissions for the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC&R) sector. The post Heating & cooling to go renewable and provide demand response appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Australia’s emissions fall ever so slightly, but only because of drought and floods — RenewEconomy

Drought and floods drive slight fall in Australia’s emissions as Taylor denied an early pass to skip Parliament and head to Paris. The post Australia’s emissions fall ever so slightly, but only because of drought and floods appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Barnaby Joyce auctions lump of coal – in a glass jar – at Nationals dinner — RenewEconomy

Barnaby Joyce auctions lump of coal – and a “start Adani” t-shirt worn by his good mate Matt Canavan – at Nationals dinner. The post Barnaby Joyce auctions lump of coal – in a glass jar – at Nationals dinner appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Australian solar PV integrated window technology gains US approval — RenewEconomy

Australian building integrated PV company ClearVue wins certification, opening up access to massive US market. The post Australian solar PV integrated window technology gains US approval appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Other states should follow NSW demand reduction scheme with PERCs and DREDs — RenewEconomy

NSW’s demand reduction scheme offers sensible and practical policies to deal with rising peak demand – an approach that should be embraced by other state governments. The post Other states should follow NSW demand reduction scheme with PERCs and DREDs appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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