CCA recommends no changes to the small scale component of the renewable energy target, and backs away from calls to cut eligibility from 100kW to 10kW.
CCA says Coalition’s ‘climate toolbox’ seriously lacking, and use of expanded Carbon Farming Initiative as primary policy won’t deliver even 5% target.
Biofuel tech company Algae.Tec reveals plans to raise $2.4m towards speeding up the development of an algae pilot plant in India.
Qld govt-owned generators respond to solar impact by bidding prices above where needed, earning extra $200m in revenue.
Tag Pacific’s MPower to deliver 800kWh grid-connected energy storage system alongside solar PV plant in Queensland.
If 2013 was ‘annus horribilus’ for the global coal industry, 2014 has become its never-ending nightmare.
The rise of the solar citizen, the demise of utility 1.0, and the arrival of energy storage. Oh, and the politics. It has been a big year.
A new David is rising to challenge Britain’s Big Six energy Goliath: small-scale solar and wind owned by lots and lots of people.
UPDATE: A crowd-funded solar system for Kirribilli House has been delivered to the PM – a Christmas gift with a message from Sydney church leaders.
Victoria’s newly elected Labor government to retain state’s key energy efficiency scheme, VEET, which was to be scrapped under the Coalition.