IMF says fossil fuels subsidy reform 'urgent as ever', with countries like Australia still paying $1000+ per capita for them.
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Federal Court rules environment minister Greg Hunt failed to properly assess environmental impacts of proposed Carmichael coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin.
Networks seek to protect revenues by charging all households for grid connection – whether they use it or not – and to charge fees to customers who choose to use solar and storage and leave the grid. But even networks concede this is futile. What they really want is tax changes.
The Australian electricity sector has recorded its biggest jump in emissions since 2001, as coal generators increase output after repeal of carbon price.
The Federal Government has been urged to set up a stand-alone scientific committee to investigate the health effects of wind farm noise.
Customer programs historically viewed as a drag on utilities' bottom lines are now being seen as profit generators.
NZ network operator launches campaign to give free 3kW solar systems with Tesla Powerwall batteries to 130 households, community groups and schools.
It is economically sensible and feasible to phase out both fossil fuels and nuclear energy in favour of renewables.
Obama's Clean Energy Plan will take advantage of rapidly falling costs for renewables, vehicle electrification, and the explosion in big data and information technology.
Despite claims to the contrary, Germany's energy costs per unit of manufacturing one of lowest in the world, even with the Energy Transition.