Seven out of 10 local governments in NSW Hunter region signed up to Cities Power Partnership, as link between jobs and climate action becomes clear. The post Hunter region coal cities join national climate network, shift to solar and EVs appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Australia on track to increase its total share of renewable electricity generation to 30% by the end of 2020. The post Regulator says corporate demand to push Australia renewables to 30% by year end appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Former Treasury economist says BZE Million Jobs Plan would deliver a stronger economic recovery, with lower unemployment, higher living standards, and less debt. The post Stronger, cheaper, smarter: Can Coalition ignore benefits of a renewables-led recovery plan? appeared first on RenewEconomy.
RES Australia secures construction and asset management contract for Hana Financial’s 162MW Columboola solar farm in Queensland Western Downs region. The post RES lands Columboola solar farm contract, construction to begin “immediately” appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Evoenergy prepares to launch a government-backed battery storage trial across up to 75 solar homes in the all-electric ACT suburb of Ginninderry. The post Home battery trial set to launch in all-electric, all-solar Canberra suburb appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Plans for a 5MW community solar and battery farm in central-western NSW face opposition from … the community, amid concerns the panels will be a blight on the landscape. The post “Like a scrapyard of old cars:” Orange farmers try to stop community solar farm appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Push for strict new rooftop solar controls gains new muscle, with the CER adding checks of inverter settings to its inspection program. The post Clean Energy Regulator promises crackdown on solar inverter installations appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Independent MP says she will present Climate Change Bill to federal Parliament in November, as the focus switches from surviving Covid to a green recovery. The post Climate policy pressure builds as Steggall sets November date for zero emissions bill appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Minerals Council of Australia unveils Climate Action Plan with no dates or milestones for emissions reduction and no mention of phasing out coal mining or coal-fired power. The post Minerals Council slammed for “woefully inadequate” Climate Action Plan appeared first on RenewEconomy.