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Victorian ombudsman says drivers have been hit with unfair charges as well as potentially unlawful penalties, which should now be repaid
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Victorians who drive electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are being slugged with unfair charges under a tax scheme the Greens say has been a “dog’s breakfast” from the start.
The Victorian government in 2021 introduced the Australian-first zero and low emission vehicle charge.Continue reading...
Efficient lighting is one of the easiest, ready-to-implement technologies that can help transition to a low carbon economy.
The post SwitchedOn Podcast: Australia could save $8 billion every year by changing more light globes appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Enel Green Power says it has begun construction of the 93 MW Girgarre Solar Farm located west of Shepparton in the north of Victoria.
The post Construction begins at new solar farm in regional Victoria after sod turning appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Leading Australian battery materials and technology company Novonix has received up to $3.5 million from the Canadian government to fund research and development.
The post Australian battery materials company Novonix receives $3.5m from Canada appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Stranded solar farms on the main grid in Northern Territory face new hurdle after limit placed on transmission line linking them to Darwin.
The post Stranded solar farms in Top End dealt further blow by new line constraint appeared first on RenewEconomy.
Opposing clean energy is a privilege: Nimbyism among wealthy, white communities is extending the consequences of fossil fuels for others.
The post Rich, white Americans the most likely to oppose wind farms, says study appeared first on RenewEconomy.
WA's first big battery comes to the rescue as rooftop solar provides record 76 pct of state generation and sends grid demand below crucial threshold.
The post Big Battery to the rescue as rooftop PV pushes biggest isolated grid to record demand lows appeared first on RenewEconomy.
New funds from Singapore wealth fund and the biggest green hydrogen investor will be used to fund work on Intercontinental Energy's three main projects, including two in Australia.
The post Backer of Australia’s biggest green hydrogen projects get major funding boost appeared first on RenewEconomy.
A rambunctious bowerbird youth has been constructing his bower a metre from where Guardian Australia data and interactive editor Nick Evershed's kids jump on the trampoline. The kids have been rapt, watching the bowerbird between the fence slats as he builds and practises dance moves, singing and occasionally bringing in a blue bottle cap or yellow flower. The Evershed family went full David Attenborough and set up a few cameras to record this randy bowerbirdContinue reading...
Citizen scientists collect more nature data than ever, showing us where common and threatened species live
Artistry, romance and knavery in our garden: it’s the sublime satin bowerbird in #birdoftheyear | Nick Evershed
There’s a bowerbird building a bower in my backyard, so this year I’m on Team Bowerbird
It has been a warm start to spring, and my neighbourhood has been absolutely overrun by a mob of rowdy, horny, young satin bowerbirds. I’m assuming they’re mostly juvenile males from the behaviour (hanging out in parks, acting moody, vaping …) but I’m no ornithologist, so take my observations with a grain of salt.
One of these rambunctious bowerbird youths has been constructing his bower a metre from where my kids jump on the trampoline.Continue reading...