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Tony Abbott’s victory as Australia dumps green energy target 

Still trying to square the circle of unreliable, expensive renewables and reliable, affordable electricity supplies. At least one backbencher is starting to get it: “The problem with solar and wind … you’ve got to have them backed up in some way, and that’s either got to be a coal-fired power station, a gas generator or some form of battery.” And making batteries to the scale of power stations is neither practical nor affordable. 298 more words


First Nations, Renewable Energy, and the benefits of community-owned energy projects

“These are exciting times in British Columbia for those interested in building sustainable, just and climate-friendly energy systems.” So begins the October 12 featured commentary, “ 469 more words

Energy Policy

There is no shortage of activity on energy policy and we haven’t even heard the outcome of the Scottish Government’s energy strategy consultation.

Let’s start with fracking. 671 more words

Energy Policy

Ireland faces data centre challenge to power demand 

Data centre owners won’t like the idea of being at the mercy of unreliable power sources for their vital electricity. ‘Welcome to the energy crunch’ seems to be the message out of this… 174 more words


What Experts Say About the Future of the Energy Industry

Source: the Challenges for the Energy Industry, by Alina Tugend, October 15, 2017, the New York Times

This week, the 38th annual Oil & Money Conference was held in London, gathering over 500 executives, policy makers, financiers and experts from the international oil and gas industry. 366 more words

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[번역/요약] 트럼프 행정부의 청정전력계획 폐지

Source: Trump Is Repealing the Clean Power Plan. Here’s What It Means, by the NYT Climate Team, October 10, 2017, the New York Times / EPA Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule, by Lisa Firedman and Brad Plumer, October 9, 2017, the New York Times… 22 more words

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California Rejects Gas Plant Refurbishment, Embraces Solar + Storage

By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

California has finally rejected a 2014 proposal to refurbish an ageing Edison Gas Plant used for grid stabilisation during peak power loads. 672 more words

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