Time for Turnbull, Shorten to reject ARENA cuts

National environment group Friends of the Earth welcomes the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) announcement of support for 12 large-scale solar projects across Australia and says it’s time for the Turnbull government and opposition to reject proposed funding cuts. Leigh … Continue reading Time for Turnbull, Shorten to reject ARENA cuts

SA Labor govt stands up to Feds to protect renewables, jobs. Will SA Liberals act?

Renewable energy is under attack again with the Turnbull government proposing to strip the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) of $1.3 billion worth of funds¬†in the name of “budget repair.” South Australian Minister for Energy Tom Koutsantonis¬†has slammed the Turnbull … Continue reading SA Labor govt stands up to Feds to protect renewables, jobs. Will SA Liberals act?

Fed attacks on renewable energy underscores need for state leadership

Just a day after the new chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel called for Australia to accelerate the switch from polluting coal to clean renewable energy, it was revealed the Federal government has mounted another attack on renewables. It has allowed … Continue reading Fed attacks on renewable energy underscores need for state leadership