RET WATCH: BEAM-Mitchell Environment Group back renewables target

Yes 2 Renewables’ good friends in central Victoria, the BEAM-Mitchell Environment Group, have thrown their weight behind the national Renewable Energy Target as the Abbott government seeks a deal with crossbench senators to wind back the popular scheme. The following letter by BEAM … Continue reading RET WATCH: BEAM-Mitchell Environment Group back renewables target

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MEDIA RELEASE: Flat Earth Institute endorse Senator Madigan’s wind energy witch hunt

MEDIA RELEASE: 23 March, 2015 Today, the Flat Earth Institute has thrown its weight behind the Senate Select Committee on Wind Turbines, endorsing the inquisition. The inquisition, chaired by long-standing critic of wind energy Senator John Madigan (DLP), is the second senate inquiry … Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: Flat Earth Institute endorse Senator Madigan’s wind energy witch hunt

Andrews govt’s wind energy reforms “a good first step”

Friends of the Earth welcome Premier Andrews delivering on the election promise to ‘rip up’ the worst aspects of the Coalition government’s anti-wind farm laws. “Labor’s announcement on wind energy is a good first step for getting Victoria back on track with renewable energy,” said Friends … Continue reading Andrews govt’s wind energy reforms “a good first step”

Life After Coal: US Economist Speaks

Bob Massie is the outgoing President and CEO of the New Economy Coalition, whose mission is to support a just transition to a new economy that enables both thriving communities and ecological health. He has degrees from Princeton and Yale … Continue reading Life After Coal: US Economist Speaks

Clean Energy is Just Smart Business for Leaders like Apple, Google

Corporate giants like Apple, have been heavily investing in renewable energy projects. This is now not only seen to be a financially sound move, but a major public relations activity.  This article originally featured at The Energy Collective. It can … Continue reading Clean Energy is Just Smart Business for Leaders like Apple, Google

Households to trade renewable energy in NSW Greens plan

Under a new plan by the NSW Greens, consumers of electricity will get a chance to buy and sell clean energy in an attempt to hasten the transition to renewables. The launch of the plan came as the NSW Premier stated … Continue reading Households to trade renewable energy in NSW Greens plan

6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

We are reaching an age that many skeptics dismissed as an energy fantasy. But the reality is in the data, mostly all renewable sources are getting cheaper, more competitive without subsides, and becoming the most viable option for our energy … Continue reading 6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper

A very solar Super Bowl, powered 100% by wind energy

The 2015 Super Bowl host stadium will be powered by 100% wind energy, and is not the only stadium in the US making an example of utilising renewables. A number of sports stadiums in Australia could also utilise the technology … Continue reading A very solar Super Bowl, powered 100% by wind energy