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US plans 30% cut in power emissions

May 23, 2018

Source: Climate Spectator, 3 June, 2014 The United States has proposed ordering cuts of up to 30 per cent in carbon emissions from power plants in President Barack Obama’s most …
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Energy white paper recommends privatisation

May 22, 2018

Source: SMH, 8 April 2015 Remaining state-owned electricity assets should be privatised to increase competition and lower power bills, a federal government report recommends. And the Abbott government says it …
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Grattan Institute calls for Solar Subsidy Overhaul

May 22, 2018

Monday’s release, Sunrise, Sundown – How Australia can finally get solar power right, by the Grattan Institute has called for changes in the way rooftop solar programs are subsidised. Tony …
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Alinta Announces Closures in Port Augusta

May 22, 2018

Source: ABC, 11 June 2015 Coal-fired power stations at Port Augusta in South Australia, and the outback mine which supplies them, will close from early 2018 or possibly sooner, Alinta …
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Solar Will Lead Energy in 2025: Lowy Institute Poll

May 22, 2018

Sydney-based think tank, the Lowy Institute, has released the latest results of their annual poll into key issues currently facing the Australian public. In a section of the poll labelled …
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