Category Archives: Renewable energy

National electricity demand and emissions continue to grow according to the April 2016 Carbon Emissions Index (CEDEX®) Report by pitt&sherry and The Australia Institute (TAI). More specifically, the report indicates that electricity generation, demand and consumption continues to be on the increase nationally following a seventeen month trend. The total annual demand in the NEM.
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16 March 2016: The International Energy Agency analysis shows energy-related CO2 emissions stalled for the second year in a row as renewable energy surged. Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for.
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7 March 2016: The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced $8.4 million funding support for Canadian Solar and Scouller Energy to construct a 5 MW DC (4.5 MW AC) solar farm near Normanton in far North-West Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht said Normanton Solar Farm would help demonstrate how integrating solar into the grid can improve energy reliability in.
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15 March 2016: Employment in renewable energy activity fell by 3 per cent from 2013-14 to 2014-15 continuing a trend from 2011-12, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publication. [caption id="attachment_4194" align="alignright" width="200"]Mark Lound Mark Lound, Australian Bureau of Statistics[/caption] ABS Director of Environmental Statistics,.
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[caption id="attachment_4099" align="alignleft" width="300"]Enova founding partners Alison Crook, Steve Harris, Melissa MacCourt, and Patrick Halliday Enova founding partners Alison Crook, Steve Harris, Melissa MacCourt, and Patrick Halliday[/caption] Enova Community Energy Ltd has become Australia’s first community-owned electricity supplier. On 22 December 2015, the company announced a highly successful near.
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10 March 2015: A new report from ClimateWorks has found Australia could nearly double its energy productivity by 2030, delivering significant benefits to the economy and a substantial reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. screen_shot_2015-03-10_at_7_49_07_pmClimateWorks Australia Executive Director, Anna Skarbek said the report, Australia’s Energy Productivity Potential found.
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13 January 2015: New analysis of 2014 investment levels shows Australia is squandering its opportunity to attract investment and jobs, as the ongoing renewable energy target review undermines confidence in large-scale renewable energy projects, the Clean Energy Council said. The review of the renewable energy target (RET)- the policy which underpins the vast majority of investment.
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