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What could buying 100% renewable energy* really mean?

It’s only a few short weeks before the Paris COP starts and many of our leaders will wing their way to the city of love. Let’s hope they channel some planet and whole-of-humanity love while they are there. It should … Continue reading

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Renewables for All

I’m currently doing some work with the Coalition for Community Energy and the Conservation Council to explore opportunities for those who can’t readily access renewable energy. This is typically people who rent, those on low income or those who live … Continue reading

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80 Days to Paris

In less than 20 days the Premier will travel to the Paris COP. He is likely to make a bunch of climate change announcements. I’m hoping he will like some of the ideas on this blog. My daystoParis section will … Continue reading

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Climate Change Strategy for 2015

What should a new Climate Change Strategy look like for South Australia? This week the South Australian Government started consultation on a revision of its climate change strategy – to update the 2007 version and respond to the Premier’s Climate … Continue reading

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Transition for Port Augusta

Many of you will be aware that Port Augusta faces an immediate challenge. When Alinta closes the doors of the old coal fired power station, at least 100 jobs will be lost between Port Augusta, Leigh Creek and the towns … Continue reading

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RePower Port Augusta with solar thermal

The Opportunity: The Repower Port Augusta campaign has made many aware that solar thermal energy offers a possible, job rich, alternative to coal. Many investments in renewable energy provide significant investment to international manufacturers of wind or solar energy. Locally … Continue reading

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Innovation component within Pt Augusta Energy Park

Opportunity: The Port Augusta Energy Park proposal for a combined 300MW wind and solar PV power station represents an investment of around $300 million or more. The project’s assessment of its local economic development potential promises some $45million in construction … Continue reading

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