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Sunday, November 2nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
major energy projects could be scrapped if the federal government moves ahead with plans to reduce renewable energy targets. Unveiling the state's biggest wind farm this morning, Jay Weatherill claimed South Australia stands to lose billions in investment ...
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2014-11-02 02:07:26
Saturday, November 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
ENERGY DRIVEN: Environment Minister Rob Stokes, Repower Shoalhaven president Chris Cooper, Shoalhaven Heads Bowling and Recreation Club general manager Mick Bowen and Kiama MP Gareth Ward at the launch of the renewable energy project ...
AustraliaSouth Coast Register via Google News
2014-11-01 23:40:13
Saturday, November 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
Local authorities are unanimous that golf, along with the famous KingIsland food brand, offersthe way forward for a community that has been bitterly divided over a Hydro Tasmania plan to build the southern hemisphere's biggest wind farm. The $2 billion ...
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2014-11-01 08:03:19
Saturday, November 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
“The future development of further large-scale wind farms in Tasmania will only go ahead if the RET continues to encourage investment in additional renewable energy,” general manager Stephen Ross wrote. Hydro CEO Steve Davy has warned of existing ...
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2014-11-01 08:03:19
Saturday, November 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The master of a wind farm passenger transfer vessel has today been ordered to pay £9,702 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to a breach of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995. Michael Gallagher was in charge when the workboat catamaran Windcat 9 with ...
AustraliaSail World via Google News
2014-11-01 02:07:21
Friday, October 31st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The effects of Japan's feed-in tariff (FIT) for renewable energy have been impressive. Since 2011, Japan has seen a massive expansion of solar photovoltaics (PV). The size of the domestic market increased from 1GW in 2010 to almost 7GW in 2013.
AustraliaEast Asia Forum via Google News
2014-10-31 18:24:05
Thursday, October 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The Ararat Mayor has responded angrily to news that a wind farm project planned for his municipality may not go ahead due to uncertainty around the Renewable Energy Target. Print page; Email this · Permalink. Share. The company Renewable Energy ...
Australiaabc.net.au via Google News
2014-10-30 22:06:13
Thursday, October 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The chances of the current renewable energy target (RET) remaining in tact may have taken a dramatic dive after Clive Palmer, the coal baron with a crucial voting block in the Senate, appeared to flag changes that could support the Coalition's stance on the ...
AustraliaEchonetdaily via Google News
2014-10-30 19:57:48
Thursday, October 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
In a joint venture with Beach Energy, geothermal company Petratherm is seeking to construct a 3.75 MWe commercial power system to supply a local off-grid mine. Long-term, the company hopes the project will provide large-scale (520 MW) power through ...
Australiaecogeneration.com.au via Google News
2014-10-30 00:11:16
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A recent paper in Nature says that 'no other country is investing so much money or generating so much renewable energy' as China. 'Its build-up of renewable energy systems at serious scale is driving cost reductions that will make them accessible to all.'.
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2014-10-29 20:54:26
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The company behind plans for several western Victorian wind farms says it is likely to scrap the projects if proposed changes to the Renewable Energy Target are passed. Last week, the Federal Government announced its intention to slash the target from ...
Australiaabc.net.au via Google News
2014-10-29 19:10:02
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Farmers at wind turbine meeting were not biased. By Margo Rees. Oct. 30, 2014, midnight. ONE of the many wonderful things about the privilege of living in Australia is the right to free speech. I could not disagree with Mr Aitken's opinion (Letters, October 28) ...
AustraliaBallarat Courier via Google News
2014-10-29 17:35:24
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The government moved to address that concern and also announced in its May budget that from July 1 next year a full excise would be applied to imported biodiesel. But celebrations of that news were muted by the concern about the impending excise the ...
AustraliaThe Australian via Google News
2014-10-29 08:07:33
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
6AM: After more than 15 years standing over Newcastle, Kooragang Island's famous wind turbine is being stood down. Built in 1998, workers arrived at 6AM to begin dismantling the famous wind power project. Once removed, the turbine will be sent to ...
AustraliaNewcastle Herald via Google News
2014-10-28 23:17:02
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The Federal Government has refused to provide any clarification on their stance surrounding the future settings of the Small-scale Renewable Energy Target, or SRES, beyond their statement that support for “household solar” would not be changed. Climate ...
AustraliaBusiness Spectator via Google News
2014-10-28 22:42:21