Waste and Recycling: how else are the problems piling up in NSW?

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Waste and Recycling. My previous article listed some of the ways NSW is failing to manage its waste. Unfortunately, the pile of problems is actually a lot bigger than just not having enough landfill airspace. The NSW Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (WARR) Strategy 2014-21, published in 2014, set a waste diversion target for household waste […]

Renewable hydrogen costs “expected to plummet” by 2030 – here’s how

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Renewable hydrogen costs to plummet. Following in 2021 where renewable hydrogen emerged as a crucial lifeline for emissions, intensive industries facing growing pressures to de-carbonise, 2022 is set to mark an inflection point for hydrogen investment – where investment and production surge to new highs – provided governments get on board. New analysis from energy […]

Australia plans to improve grid stability and flags caps to renewable energy connections

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In light of rapid uptake of renewables, Australia is looking to improve its power grid’s stability to counter generation risks and overburdening of the transmission system. The country’s transmission system and grid lines were initially developed for coal-generated energy. However, nearly two-thirds of coal-fired capacity in the National Electricity Market (NEM), is due to close […]

Renewable exports worth more than coal and gas, will create more jobs

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An Australian renewable energy export industry could create almost 400,000 new jobs and become more valuable to the Australian economy than current coal and gas exports, a new report commissioned by business groups, unions and environmental organisations has found. The new report – jointly published by the Australian Conservation Foundation, WWF Australia, the union group […]

Green Energy: A new report says renewables could be a $21tn industry for Australia by 2050

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Research commissioned by News Corp has demonstrated more than 672,000 jobs will be created, with $2.1 trillion in economic activity generated in the Australian renewable energy sector by 2050. The Valuing Mission Zero report was compiled by former prime ministerial economics advisor Andrew Charlton, for global firm Accenture and draws on 56 separate reports and […]