Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

August 14 Energy News — geoharvey

Opinion: ¶ “Look Over There! Jason Kenney’s Phoney Nuclear Power Distraction” • When Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says small nuclear reactors “could be a game changer in providing safe, zero-emitting, baseload power in many areas of the province,” as he did this week in a tweet, he’s pulling your leg. These nuclear reactors make no […]

August 14 Energy News — geoharvey

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My home battery and rooftop solar system: How it performed in its first year — RenewEconomy

One year after installing home solar and Tesla battery storage, I decided to do some analysis on how the system performed technically and financially. Here’s what it found. The post My home battery and rooftop solar system: How it performed in its first year appeared first on RenewEconomy.

My home battery and rooftop solar system: How it performed in its first year — RenewEconomy

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Coal power hits record low, but Taylor still can’t credit wind and solar for lower electricity prices — RenewEconomy

Electricity prices fall to five year low, pushed down by record high wind and solar, but still Angus Taylor advocates for a gas-led recovery. The post Coal power hits record low, but Taylor still can’t credit wind and solar for lower electricity prices appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Coal power hits record low, but Taylor still can’t credit wind and solar for lower electricity prices — RenewEconomy

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Batteries, batteries, and more batteries: Alice Springs future grid plan gets ARENA boost — RenewEconomy

A new big battery, home battery incentives, and a battery-based VPP – all put on fast-track for Alice Springs with $2.1m funding boost from ARENA this week. The post Batteries, batteries, and more batteries: Alice Springs future grid plan gets ARENA boost appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Batteries, batteries, and more batteries: Alice Springs future grid plan gets ARENA boost — RenewEconomy

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BHP backtracks on dodgy Kyoto accounting trick, puts fossil fuel lobby groups on notice — RenewEconomy

BHP reverses support for Australia’s use of Kyoto surplus credits, issues new set of standards on climate advocacy that puts lobby groups on notice. The post BHP backtracks on dodgy Kyoto accounting trick, puts fossil fuel lobby groups on notice appeared first on RenewEconomy.

BHP backtracks on dodgy Kyoto accounting trick, puts fossil fuel lobby groups on notice — RenewEconomy

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AGL seeks approval for 500MW big battery at site of Liddell coal generator — RenewEconomy

AGL announced planning application for a big battery of up to 500MW at Liddell coal generator, and another big battery at the ageing Torrens gas generator near Adelaide. The post AGL seeks approval for 500MW big battery at site of Liddell coal generator appeared first on RenewEconomy.

AGL seeks approval for 500MW big battery at site of Liddell coal generator — RenewEconomy

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Surviving the nuclear bomb at Nagasaki 75 years ago showed me nuclear weapons shouldn’t exist — IPPNW peace and health blog

[Entire article at NBC News] Dr. Masao Tomonaga, IPPNW regional vice president It has been 75 years since August 9, 1945, when the atomic bombing of Nagasaki opened the nuclear weapon age. I was 2 years old, and only 1 1/2 miles from ground zero of the nuclear explosion in there; I was, fortunately, unhurt […]

Surviving the nuclear bomb at Nagasaki 75 years ago showed me nuclear weapons shouldn’t exist — IPPNW peace and health blog

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