Ministers agree to put emissions into energy objective, to “take control” of capacity work – Smat 能源 News

State and federal energy ministers have agreed to put emissions into the objectives of the National Electricity Market, in a landmark move that is expected to smooth the way for Australia’s rapid transition from a coal dominated grid to renewables.

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Ministers urged to dump ESB proposals at landmark meeting that will put green into grid – Smat 能源 News

State and federal energy ministers have been urged by multiple organisations to reject two key market reforms put forward by the Energy Security Board, and instead embrace other measures that advocates say can fast-track the rollout of renewables and storage.

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Coal failures cripple EnergyAustralia, but future hope lies in storage projects – Smat 能源 News

EnergyAustralia, one of the country’s big three utilities, has reported a dramatic hit to its earnings and a $1 billion cash injection from its parent because of problems at its two remaining coal generators, but says its future hopes lie in its suite of new battery and pumped hydro projects.

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“Momentous:” Labor begins process to declare Australia’s first offshore wind zone – Smat 能源 News

Australia’s renewables industry has hailed as “momentous” the news that the federal government has officially commenced the process to declare Gippsland, in Victoria, as Australia’s first zone for offshore wind project development.

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Climate target will soon be law, now we must go hard to catch up with science – Smat 能源 News

The House of Representatives has voted in favour of legislating Labor’s climate target – a 43 per cent cut in emissions from 2005 (a big year for land clearing) by 2030. In September, presuming it gets past the Senate with the help of the Greens and former Wallaby captain David Pocock, it should be law.

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Greens move to “end climate wars,” and mount new battle against fossil fuels – Smat 能源 News

Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt has confirmed that his party will “do its bit” to end the so-called climate wars and support the passage of Labor’s Climate Change Bill through Parliament, but with the understanding that it will ramp up its fight to end new coal and gas projects.

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Ministers to put environment back into energy market rules in landmark move for renewables – Smat 能源 News

State and federal energy ministers are poised next week to put environment back into the country’s National Electricity Objective in what will be a landmark move to underpin the shift from fossil fuels towards 100 per cent renewables.

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“Held to ransom:” Damning report shows gas cartel throwing away social licence – Smat 能源 News

The federal government has warned the Australian gas industry it is losing its social license after the release of a damning report from Australia’s competition watchdog painted a picture of a market operating outside of the rules, and well outside the interests of struggling Australian energy users.

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