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Monday, September 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The Queensland Competition Authority says new solar feed-in tariffs for regional areas will make electricity pricing fairer for all customers. From October 1, the tariff will fall from just over nine cents per kilowatt hour to six-and-a-half cents. Authority chairman ...
AustraliaABC Online via Google News
2014-09-29 20:44:51
Monday, September 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Renewable energy featured strongly at the SIDS Conference, as it has at the Secretary General's Summit last week. Pacific nations spend 10 per cent of their GDP and up to 30 per cent of their total import bills on importing diesel for electricity generation.
New ZealandScoop.co.nz (press release) via Google News
2014-09-29 15:47:37
Friday, September 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
They also discussed increasing market access for E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol. Marquis emphasized how the RFS has bolstered Illinois' economy by encouraging the growth of the American ethanol industry. “Our message on Capitol Hill was ...
AustraliaBureau County Republican via Google News
2014-09-26 21:37:08
Friday, September 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
GreenPower is a voluntary measure that households and organisations can use to increase renewable energy generation, additional to what is already legislated under the RET. It is often used by businesses wanting to become carbon neutral, with many ...
AustraliaThe Fifth Estate via Google News
2014-09-26 19:42:58
Monday, September 22nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Now, descendants of America's greatest oil baron have announced a plan to abandon the black gold and invest instead in renewable energy. Representatives of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, whose trustees include the oil baron's last surviving grandson ...
AustraliaThe Australian via Google News
2014-09-22 18:08:34
Monday, September 22nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
LONG-TIME guest worker Venerando Martin believes he has proven that water can run any diesel or gasoline-operated machine. His invention, he claimed, could power a vehicle, a generator, a boat or even a power plant by using water.
MicronesiaMarianas Variety via Google News
2014-09-22 13:52:26
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The finding of an independent report for Macarthur Wind Farm operator AGL follows 12 monthly searches of 48 turbines at the 140-turbine operation in Victoria that found 576 bird carcasses. After adjusting for birds eaten by scavengers between searches and ...
AustraliaWeekly Times Now via Google News
2014-09-21 19:05:57
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
21% of Queensland households now have solar panels on their rooves, making it the highest number of panels in the country. Last week, we reached 400,000 solar-powered houses, and the number continues to grow. Senator Larissa Waters is the Greens ...
AustraliaABC Online (blog) via Google News
2014-09-21 17:59:14
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
Federal member for Hume Angus Taylor joined the protests to show his support for locals. “The ACT Government believes the vast majority of people living in these areas are supportive of wind farms. The reality is they're not. I represent these communities ...
AustraliaSouthern Weekly via Google News
2014-09-21 15:33:35
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
A good example of a project that would fail, and one that has no practicality is the geothermal development project in Gualo Rai. CUC's Board Chairman, the other day, claimed that they have found a good heat source. The Chairman has no basis to make ...
MicronesiaMarianas Variety via Google News
2014-09-21 13:15:46
Friday, September 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Only last month, locals received a reminder of the ongoing geothermal threat they still face, when Mount Tavurvur erupted again, sending clouds of ash kilometres into the sky. But vulcanologists believe it might have been only a small taste of what might come ...
AustraliaRadio Australia via Google News
2014-09-19 01:34:17
Friday, September 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
In this bulletin, Bindaree Beef says it's already got the technology needed to begin exporting shelf ready pre-packaged meat to the Chinese market; the consulting firm working on the proposal for the Woolbrook Wind Farm has welcomed changes to the wind ...
AustraliaABC Online (blog) via Google News
2014-09-19 01:15:24
Thursday, September 18th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The juxtaposition between old and new is being celebrated in Rotorua this Saturday with Te Puia|New Zealand MÄ ori Arts and Crafts Institute, the first North Island geothermal location to experience Tourism New Zealand's #NZdronie activity. The launch will ...
New ZealandVoxy via Google News
2014-09-18 18:49:04
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Overseas geothermal and hydropower investments are on the radar for Origin Energy due to their long-term appeal, but the utility's chief executive admits renewable energy is down the priority list in terms of future investment options, The Australian Financial ...
AustraliaHerald Sun via Google News
2014-09-16 19:37:11
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Organisers say they expect hundreds of people, including workers in the solar power industry, to gather at Ramsgate tonight (Wednesday) to express concern at possible federal government changes to Australia's renewable energy target. Opposition Leader ...
AustraliaSt George and Sutherland Shire Leader via Google News
2014-09-16 18:49:09