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Queensland chooses Maia Schweizer to head new CleanCo generator

By Sophie Vorrath Queensland government names former Origin Energy executive Maia Schweizer as inaugural CEO for its new publicly-owned generator, CleanCo. The post Queensland chooses Maia Schweizer to head new CleanCo generator appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Crazy gang: Coalition MP wants Queensland to leave main grid

By Sophie Vorrath Just when you thought Australia had hit the ceiling on absurd energy politics, federal Nationals MP Keith Pitt has unveiled a “bold” new plan for Queensland to quit the national grid. The post Crazy gang: Coalition MP wants Queensland to leave main grid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For…

Energy Insiders Podcast: On the road to a decarbonised grid

By Giles Parkinson & David Leitch Transgrid’s Andrew Kingsmill on thinking big and renewable energy zones, and AEMO’s long term modelling to decarbonise the grid. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: On the road to a decarbonised grid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Landmark deal to power Coles underpins three NSW solar farms

By Sophie Vorrath Coles becomes first major Australian retailer to strike a renewbles PPA, in a deal that will supply 10% of its power needs and set three proposed solar farms under construction in regional NSW by next month. The post Landmark deal to power Coles underpins three NSW solar farms appeared first on RenewEconomy….

The rise and fall of the petrol station

By Bryce Gaton It is 100 years since the first fuel station was installed in the UK, but now the number of public electric vehicle charging stations surpasses the number of servos. The post The rise and fall of the petrol station appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

NSW manufacturer shifts to 50% renewables with wind and solar PPA

By Sophie Vorrath Molycop Australia inks solar and wind PPA with Flow Power, to cover more than half its NSW electricity needs and tap into the demand response market. The post NSW manufacturer shifts to 50% renewables with wind and solar PPA appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

First foundations laid at Tasmania’s Granville Harbour wind farm

By Sophie Vorrath Another milestone for Palisade Investment Partners’ 112MW Granville Harbour wind farm, which promises to deliver a one-third increase to the state’s wind power capacity. The post First foundations laid at Tasmania’s Granville Harbour wind farm appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

The other road toll we can no longer ignore

By Graeme McLeay We are confronted daily in the media with the violent and deadly results of crashes on our roads and the tragedy that befalls those involved. Seat belts, improved vehicle design, drink driving legislation and other measures have seen the number of road deaths decline from a high in 1970 of almost 3,800…

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