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Image for the news item: Climate change must be part of Australia’s electricity system review

Climate change must be part of Australia’s electricity system review

On Friday, Australia’s federal and state energy ministers met for an extraordinary meeting following the complete loss...

Image for the news item: Canberra ranks 1st internationally for emissions reduction

Canberra ranks 1st internationally for emissions reduction

Canberra's 2050 zero net emissions target compares well against the world's climate change leaders.

Image for the news item: Territory Trailblazer: How the ACT became the renewable capital of Australia

Territory Trailblazer: How the ACT became the renewable capital of Australia

At 393,000 people and a little over 2,300 square kilometres, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) might be one of the smallest...

Image for the news item: Australian Renewable Energy Agency funding cuts will lead to ANU job losses: Andrew Blakers

Australian Renewable Energy Agency funding cuts will lead to ANU job losses: Andrew Blakers

Dozens of researchers at the Australian National University in Canberra will lose their jobs if cuts to Australia'€™s renewable...

Image for the news item: Have Your Say on Energy Market Transformation

Have Your Say on Energy Market Transformation

The energy sector is undergoing a major transition, driven by changing technologies, increasing consumer engagement, new...

Image for the news item: The future is electric for Australian cars and buses

The future is electric for Australian cars and buses

This morning BZE released its latest Zero Carbon Australia costings this time for Australia to transition to an entire urban...

Image for the news item: ACT could make windfall gains from bold 100% renewables target

ACT could make windfall gains from bold 100% renewables target

Who is the smartest energy minister in the country? At the moment, you would have to say it was the ACT’s Simon Corbell,...

Image for the news item: Lily D’Ambrosio on Victoria’s 40% renewable energy target

Lily D’Ambrosio on Victoria’s 40% renewable energy target

The Labor government in Victoria on Wednesday announced a new policy that will aim for 25 per cent renewable energy share...

Image for the news item: Climate Council recognises ACT for renewable energy leadership

Climate Council recognises ACT for renewable energy leadership

Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell has today welcomed a report from the Climate Council that highlights...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy blueprint to unleash a 21st century energy system

Renewable Energy blueprint to unleash a 21st century energy system

A comprehensive blueprint released today by the clean energy industry’s peak body details the policy levers necessary to...

Image for the news item: Power plan maps out route to follow for 100% renewable energy future

Power plan maps out route to follow for 100% renewable energy future

A plan to transform Australia’s energy use to 100% renewables was published by GetUp! and SolarCitizens on Tuesday after...

Image for the news item: New report shows 100% renewable by 2030 can save Australia money

New report shows 100% renewable by 2030 can save Australia money

A new report from the Institute for Sustainable Futures in Sydney says a rapid transition to a 100 per cent renewable energy...

Image for the news item: TCI report on policies to clean up the electricity sector

TCI report on policies to clean up the electricity sector

Unless we tackle the obstacles to clean energy growth and put in place a plan for net zero emissions, Australia risks another...

Image for the news item: Canberra ranked as a global climate change leader

Canberra ranked as a global climate change leader

Canberra's ranking as a global climate change leader by the Carbon Disclosure Project is an "important acknowledgement",...

Image for the news item: Climate Council wants all states to follow ACT and go 100% renewable by 2025

Climate Council wants all states to follow ACT and go 100% renewable by 2025

The Climate Council has called on all of Australia’s state and territory leaders to follow the lead of the ACT and commit...

Image for the news item: CMLR project poised to deliver climate benefits of light rail to Canberra

CMLR project poised to deliver climate benefits of light rail to Canberra

While national governments struggle to agree on climate action, many cities around the world are already taking vigorous...

Image for the news item: Historic and ambitious climate deal signals end of fossil fuel era

Historic and ambitious climate deal signals end of fossil fuel era

PARIS: After 21 years of negotiations, two weeks of intense talks and sleepless nights, and the largest gathering of political...

Image for the news item: What does the Paris climate agreement mean for Australia?

What does the Paris climate agreement mean for Australia?

Climate policy is no longer something that can be papered over, or worked around, or ignored, or used as a political attack...

Image for the news item: Solar stars as NSW passes halfway mark on Renewable Energy Action Plan

Solar stars as NSW passes halfway mark on Renewable Energy Action Plan

NSW’s success with big solar generation means it now sources more energy from solar than it does from the Snowy Hydro Scheme,...

Image for the news item: NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan Annual Report 2015

NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan Annual Report 2015

The NSW Government has released a report on the progress of their Renewable Energy Action Plan.

Image for the news item: Hunt urges states to adopt ACT-style auctions to boost wind and solar projects

Hunt urges states to adopt ACT-style auctions to boost wind and solar projects

Environment minister Greg Hunt has urged Australian states to adopt reverse auctions if they wanted to install more renewable...

Image for the news item: Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: The Australian politics climate change

Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: The Australian politics climate change

Malcolm Turnbull describes Bill Shorten's promise to reduce Australia's carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030 as a political...

Image for the news item: Goldwind gains approval for Gullen Range turbine locations

Goldwind gains approval for Gullen Range turbine locations

Wind developer and turbine manufacturer GoldWind has managed to secure retrospective planning approval for turbines found...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy industry hopeful of policy change under Turnbull Government

Renewable energy industry hopeful of policy change under Turnbull Government

The renewable energy industry is celebrating the ascension of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister on hopes that he may lead...

Image for the news item: Infigen CEO urges stability in energy policy

Infigen CEO urges stability in energy policy

At a time when the Federal Government is raising the spectre of sovereign risk in relation to environmental groups taking...

Image for the news item: Former EU climate action commissioner: ‘The future belongs to renewables’

Former EU climate action commissioner: ‘The future belongs to renewables’

Praise for the ACT government's 100 per cent renewable energy target by 2025 has come from the highest authority - the European...