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Giles Parkinson, RenewEconomy For all the talk about the National Energy Guarantee and how it is supposedly addressing the energy ‘trilemma’ of cost, emissions and...
Today the Australian Energy Market Commission – the national rule maker – is expected to deliver its initial verdict on a call to change the settlement period for Australia’s wholesale electricity market, a move its supporters say will lead to a significant reduction in prices.
The sale of a 50 per cent stake in Australia’s biggest network operator, Ausgrid, to two Australian super fund managers has been hailed in just about all media quarters as a really good deal. But is it really?
The Coalition and Labor agree on one thing: both claim to hate the Greens, and deep down both are terrified of the Greens' ability to match science with policy, particularly when it comes to climate change.
The Australian Energy Regulator says the energy market faces a revolution in coming years from customers with the ability to generate and store their own electricity. And it warns that unless they are allowed to fully participate in the market, many will simply walk away from the grid.
North coast National Party MPs, who went into a party-room meeting yesterday vociferously opposing a sell-off of the states electricity distribution assets have failed to can the plan but now argue they have achieved a reasonable compromise.
Being off the grid is a bit like sailing overseas on a small boat instead of booking onto a cruise ship, more challenging, sometimes less comfortable, requiring personal input (sometimes at an inconvenient time) but rewarding, even fun.
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‘Sad and distressing’: massive numbers of bird deaths in Australian heatwaves reveal a profound loss is looming
Heatwaves linked to climate change have already led to mass deaths of birds and other wildlife around the world. To stem the loss of biodiversity as the climate warms, we need to better understand how birds respond.
The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.