It’s not hard to guess what this government has in mind (ODT
Proponents of renewable energy raised concerns that using hydrogen to store fossil fuel-generated energy could support the coal sector and prolong the operation of the nation’s ageing fleet of coal-fired power stations.
Safety is the key gateway for securing a social licence for the hydrogen economy, says Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel.
Battlelines drawn over Australia’s hydrogen ‘fork in the road’
ACT Energy Minister Shane Rattenbury argued before the meeting that Australia faced a “fork in the road” that could set the direction of hydrogen as either a forward-looking renewables industry or a mechanism to “prop up” coal.
The clear result is that both greenhouse gas emissions and electricity prices are now surging to new highs under the Coalition and the last six years of policy chaos have seen households and businesses bearing the cost of poor system planning.
The British billionaire investing in South Australia believes renewables are the future of energy, because it makes economic sense
Experts are already considering how an end to the oil, coal, and gas industries would transform society.
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The cost of solar is now well below the retail power prices in Australian capital cities, after dropping 58% in the past five years. What entirely eludes me is why, in a sun-baked country that has a national health campaign of “Slip, Slap, Slop, Seek, Slide”, the Australian government is not taking full advantage of the overabundance of sunlight to expand its renewal energy portfolio and avoid pollution-related deaths as a bonus.
Rather than writing another article this week about the great Abbott versus Turnbull war on ideology, causing your and my excitement level to maybe rise sharply and rate as ‘slightly interested’, let’s look at some positive events that are occurring right here in Australia. Even if you have been living under a rock for the…
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A company called Zero Mass Water has created a special solar-like panel that creates clean, drinkable water from the air. You can now install them on your home or office.I’ve drank a lot of water from bottles, but it was never created like this.I’m on the rooftop of a building in Santa Monica on an overcast day, checking out solar panels from a company called Zero Mass Water. These are not just your typical energy creating panels – they are busy pulling water out of the air.
Climate change action has just been given an official round of applause: the International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared that over 26% of the world’s energy supply will come from renewable energy sources by the end of the decade.