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What You Can Do About Australia's Renewable Energy Target

February 16, 2014 by Nigel Morris

Anyone who reads any newspaper knows that Australia's Renewable Energy Target is currently the subject of an inordinate attack. However, when you actually bother to take a look at the facts it’s clear that this is completely unwarranted.[read more]

Renewable Industry Leaders Call on EU To Support 2030 Renewable Energy Target

October 5, 2013 by Joshua Hill
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Renewable energy industry leaders have co-signed an open letter to the European Ministers of Energy, Commissioner for Energy, and Commissioner for Climate Action, calling for the EU to adopt a legally binding target for renewable energy in the form of the Climate and Energy Framework for 2030.[read more]

EU to meet 2020 renewable energy standards

March 13, 2010 by ToddWallace

The member nations of the European Union expect to achieve 20.3% renewable energy consumption by 2020, exceeding the 20% target. In a summary of national forecasts, the Commission says the EU will reach an overall share of 20.3% from renewable sources. 10 of the 27 member states are likely to exceed their targets for renewable energy,...[read more]

Bureaucracy trips up renewable energy projects

November 30, 2009 by Big Gav

The San Francisco Chronicle has an article on red tape holding up renewable energy projects in California - Bureaucracy trips up renewable energy projects.California's renewable power boom is off to a slower start than planned.Delays have hit more than half of the big solar, wind and geothermal energy projects under development...[read more]

Renewable energy target expected to pass today

August 19, 2009 by DavidJeffrey

Some good news following last week's defeat in the Senate of the Australian emissions trading scheme. The Senate is voting today on the big increase in the mandatory renewable energy target (MRET), and it's expected to pass after the government and opposition reportedly reached a compromise yesterday.The target - 20% of electricity from...[read more]

Ministers could split climate / renewable energy bill

August 16, 2009 by Big Gav

The Australian reports that efforts to separate the renewable energy target from the emissions trading scheme continue to be promoted - Ministers could split energy bill.RENEWABLE energy plans, including subsidies for domestic solar panels, could be in place much earlier than expected because the Rudd government is considering altering...[read more]

Australian Senate kills emissions trading scheme bills

August 13, 2009 by Big Gav
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The SMH reports that Australia's emission trading scheme legislation has been rejected by the Senate - Senate kills emissions trading scheme bills.The Senate has defeated legislation to establish an emissions trading scheme, forcing the Government to negotiate with the Opposition or persist with its bill with the threat of an early...[read more]