RET proposal gets negotiations back underway
With negotiations over the Renewable Energy Target (RET) reaching a political impasse, the Clean Energy Council has taken the initiative to get the two major parties to resume talks.
18 Dec, 2014
Opinon: Retain RET to keep green energy on Team Australia
When Tony Abbott claimed victory for the Coalition in the 2013 election before a euphoric crowd of supporters, he was quick to proclaim that Australia was once again open for business.
20 Aug, 2014
Opinion: Don't buy the wind power blame game
Anyone who tries to tell you that reducing wind power in South Australia will solve the issue of rising power prices is playing a slick trick.
18 Apr, 2014
Opinion: Critics of Renewable Energy Target policy in denial
One of the most memorable lines in the iconic Australian movie The Castle is when lawyer Denis Denuto argues in court that 'It's just the vibe of the thing'. It's what you fall back on when you've run out of facts to prove your case.
21 Feb, 2014
Opinion: Renewables can take the heat
Last week, Victoria experienced the longest period of plus-40 degree temperatures for more than a century, while Adelaide briefly enjoyed the dubious honour of being the hottest city on the planet. Lots of people went to the beach or the local pool. Everyone who had an air conditioner turned it on, or took refuge at the office, the movies or the local shopping centre.
21 Jan, 2014
Opinion: Turn down heat on the vulnerable
Most of us have spent the last week feeling like we're being slow-roasted in our own juices.
17 Jan, 2014