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 […]

When it comes to managing waste, NSW is in trouble

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NSW waste management in trouble. I am writing (again) about where New South Wales is going wrong in matters concerning waste and the circular economy. I decided to write four short articles to go through the issues in detail. Yes, it takes more than one article. The first two articles deal with a short inventory […]

NSW unveils $80 billion green hydrogen strategy, with incentives to plug into grid

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The NSW state Liberal government has unveiled a green hydrogen strategy that will offer $3 billion in incentives and will seek to attract between $80 and $50 billion in new hydrogen infrastructure as it accelerates its shift to zero emissions. The plan, unveiled by energy minister and now also state treasurer Matt Kean, and newly […]

NSW Energy from Waste – Environment Protection Authority

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The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) recognises that the recovery of energy and resources from the thermal processing of waste has the potential, as part of an integrated waste management strategy, to deliver positive outcomes for the community and the environment. Read the full report here.

North Coast Residues – 2023 North Coast Forestry Project

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The main purpose of this project was to determine the potential availability of forestry residues for bioenergy generation and other applications on the North Coast of NSW, for three main regional “hubs”: Bulahdelah, Kempsey and Grafton. The provision of field-based information on residue availability and any potential impacts of extraction support the long-term sustainability of […]

Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020–2030

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This Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020–2030 (Plan) sets out how the NSW Government will deliver on these objectives over the next decade. The Plan is focused on the next decade because rapid changes in technology make identifying the lowest cost path to net zero difficult. Plans for the second and third decades of the […]

NSW Electricity Strategy

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Electricity is the quiet driver of our modern way of life. It powers the computers at our schools and life-saving equipment at our hospitals. It keeps our local businesses competitive in fast-paced, global markets. For many decades, our electricity system has provided cheap and reliable power for the people of NSW and underpinned our economic […]

Australian and Global Hydrogen Demand Growth Scenario Analysis

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Interest in hydrogen is growing both internationally and domestically, as industry and governments around the world investigate and execute on decarbonisation strategies. In Australia, State, Territory and Commonwealth governments are agreed significant opportunity exists for Australia to become a major producer of hydrogen for domestic use and for export. To move forward in creating a pathway for […]