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Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

June 23, 2015
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South Australia is now facing the prospect of going 100% renewable as base load power sources such as coal and nuclear are starting to be seen less desirable when partnered with variable renewable energy. With at least 15 shovel-ready wind farms on the books in Victoria, reinstating the VRET would unleash an estimated $5 billion worth […]

The Standard: It’s not about looks, Tony

June 23, 2015
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent comments that he finds wind turbines “visually disturbing” and has sought to “R-E_D_U_C_E” the amount of wind power deployed in Australia unleashed a tsunami of support. The Prime Minister’s appearance on talkback radio made his government’s concerted efforts to bring the wind industry to its knees clear to the public. And has left a bad taste in the […]

University of NSW academic: Wind farms invaluable

June 22, 2015
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The last week has seen a full scale assault on the wind energy sector that is already destabilised by the Abbott government’s ongoing attacks. The demonisation of wind energy continues with a letter from Minister Greg Hunt showing that the government proposes a ‘Wind Commissioner’ and a research body which will sustain uncertainty for the sector. […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Abbott govt fuels scare campaign by kowtowing to anti-wind interests

June 18, 2015
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Shadow minister for climate change, Greg Hunt

National environment group Friends of the Earth have criticised a deal struck between Environment Minister Greg Hunt and fringe cross-bench senators to regulate the wind energy sector. “The commitments made by Minister Hunt in this deal kowtows to anti-wind interests and will add fuel to the scare campaign against wind energy,” said Leigh Ewbank, Friends […]

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