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Big news in the past solar week, with leading C&I contractor Todae Solar in voluntary administration and the regulator reviving talk of a network fee for solar exports.
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EU unveils plans for at least 6 gigawatts of renewable electrolyser capacity by 2024 and 40GW, producing 10 million tonnes, by 2030.
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The Clean Energy Regulator will look to prevent fraudulent claims of solar installs and carbon offset projects, under new enforcement priorities.
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Markets are telling us renewables are the best solution for a faster recovery.
The post Dubbo’s new renewables zone shows the path away from fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Experts say new climate data shows how close world already is to breaching 1.5C Paris agreement pledge
There is a one-in-five chance annual global temperatures will be at least 1.5C warmer than in pre-industrial times in the next five years, experts have said.
Annual global temperatures are likely to be at least 1C above the levels they were before the industrial era in each year between 2020 and 2024, a long-range forecast by experts led by the UK Met Office shows.Continue reading...
New report finds that establishing a battery manufacturing base in Western Australia it is both commercially and technically feasible.
The post West Australia ready to seize ‘once-in-a-generation’ battery storage opportunity appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Experts believe endangered shore plovers – known for their pluck and friendliness – might have flown away or been eaten by predators
A specialist search and recovery team has been deployed to recapture the last remaining survivors of a flock of endangered birds that absconded from a predator-free island in New Zealand during coronavirus lockdown.
There are only 250 shore plover or tūturuatu left in the wild and they are the world’s rarest plover. Conservationists have been painstakingly reintroducing them to the mainland after they were almost wiped out by cats and rats by 1880.Continue reading...
AEMC threads needle on timing of 5-minute settlements, one of the key market reforms that boost signals for battery storage and other smart technologies.
The post Battery storage: Five minute rule to be delayed, but only by three months appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Sector excluded in transport emissions figures but policy change unlikely until 2023
International aviation and shipping emissions are likely to be included in the UK government’s net zero target, it has emerged – but not until after 2023.
The intention to review carbon accounting emerged after ministers and advisers, including climate activists, held the first meeting of the Department for Transport’s net zero board.Continue reading...