Greens leader says conservative forces behind Abbott determined to kill renewable industry, and “appeasement” will not save the sector, but ambition might.
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If Tony Abbott wants to cripple Australia's renewable energy industry, as many suspect, he can do so without doing anything at all. That's because the removal of the carbon price could make long-term financing unfeasible, even if the renewables target is unchanged.
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Clean Energy Council launches free consumer guide to installing rooftop solar, to help customers avoid pitfalls and get system best suited to needs.
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Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass.
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