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Million Jobs Plan

SA in the Forefront for Renewable Energy in Australia

An initiative orchestrated by a climate change think tank with the title “Million Jobs Plan” obviously grabs the attention of a recruiter in the Renewable Energy sector. Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) have been creating incredible research programs for over a decade however they first came across my radar with their involvement in a visionary plan for …

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The Decade of Utility-Scale Batteries

As we begin a new decade, a hot topic in the Australian renewable market is the potential of energy storage. A lot of people predicted that utility-scale batteries will significantly evolve over the next decade. While there have been some notable grid-scale storage projects to date, it’s clear that the grid-scale storage market is still …

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Electricity Costs to Plunge Due to Growing Wind and Solar Investments

Electricity Costs to Plunge Due to Growing Wind and Solar Investments

The Australian Energy Market Commission predicts that electricity prices may plummet by approximately 20 percent due to growing wind and solar investments. Such investments will drive down wholesale prices of electricity. In its latest electricity price trends report, the AEMC forecasted that the prices of household electricity could decline by 20 percent in southeast Queensland …

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AEMO: Power Outages May Decrease This Summer Due to Surge in Solar

AEMO: Power Outages May Decrease This Summer Due to Surge in Solar

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has announced that the surge in solar will reduce the risk of power outages this summer. An article on the RenewEconomy website reported what Audrey Zibelman, AEMO Chief Executive, had said about its Summer 2019/20 Readiness Plan. “The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is forecasting both warmer than average and …

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Renewables Boom Trigger Decline in Emissions

Engineering researchers say that the renewables boom in Australia causes the gradual decline of greenhouse gas emissions in the country. And this trend will continue for the next three years. Professionals from the Australian National University gauge national emissions will decline by 3 to 4 percent by 2022, which will end the year-on-year increases registered …

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NSW to Release Details of Its Interest-Free Program for Solar and Storage Household Investments

Benjamin Franklin, New South Wales Parliamentary Secretary for Energy, says the details for the government’s latest interest-free loans program to boost household investment in solar and storage will be made public soon. He also emphasized that the federal Coalition should take the National Energy Guarantee seriously. On Thursday, Franklin stated on the Australian Energy Storage …

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CEFC Surpasses $1 Billion Mark for Large-Scale Solar Investments

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has recently announced it has surpassed the $1 billion mark for the country’s large-scale solar investments sector following a $51 million stake in the largest photovoltaic (PV) farm in Victoria. A report published on the website of Renew Economy stated that CEFC confirmed that it has taken a minority …

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Renewable Energy Projects to Deliver Affordable Sources of Electricity Generation – IRENA

In its latest Renewable Power Costs Report, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds a potential for renewable energy projects to deliver the most affordable sources of new electricity generation, Renew Economy reported. Francesco La Camera, the Director General at IRENA said, “We must do everything we can to accelerate renewables if we are to …

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