Renewable energy capacity set to exceed target Federal Government said was impossible

Renewable energy capacity set to exceed target Federal Government said was impossible

Posted April 18, 2018 00:01:46 Photo: Renewable energy capacity of 41,000GWh was deemed to be “impossible”, but is now in reach. (Fabrizio Bensch, file photo: Reuters) Australia’s renewable energy capacity is set to exceed a target the Federal Government said was impossible to reach by 2020, according to new research …

New renewable energy capacity double fossil fuel growth in record-breaking 2017: UN report – Science News

New renewable energy capacity double fossil fuel growth in record-breaking 2017: UN report – Science News

Solar power is continuing to surge ahead as the world’s emerging energy technology, according to a United Nations report that found global spending on solar was higher than any other energy source in 2017. Key points UN solar report Key points: Australia increased renewable investment by 147 per cent to …

China struggles to kick its coal habit even as it pledges to increase renewable energy use

China struggles to kick its coal habit even as it pledges to increase renewable energy use

Updated March 25, 2018 10:11:11 Photo: In China’s coal heartland, solar panels fill the hilltops as far as the eye can see. (ABC News: Brant Cumming) China is the world’s biggest polluter, consuming more coal than the rest of the world combined. It is now taking global leadership in combating …

Tree clearing laws could threaten Queensland’s renewable energy future, growers warn – ABC Rural

Tree clearing laws could threaten Queensland’s renewable energy future, growers warn – ABC Rural

The Queensland Government has been warned it may struggle to meet its renewable energy target if it pushes ahead with its controversial proposal to tighten tree clearing laws. The $1.6 billion sugar industry has been touted as a central plank in the Government’s clean, green energy agenda, in particular its …