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Anyone walking around their local neighbourhood with their eyes open will have noticed the steady advance of solar onto local rooftops.
MEDIA RELEASE: Origin chief feels heat over anti-renewables stance
Shareholders of Australia’s largest energy retailer have today called on the AGM to block a proposed $3.75 million bonus for Origin Managing Director Grant King, because of his prolonged campaign to destabilise the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
The results of the People's RET Review are in!
Over 5000 Australians voted and overwhelmingly they wanted the Renewable Energy Target to be more ambitious:
- 93 per cent of respondents want a higher 2020 Renewable Energy Target
- 98 per cent want to see our renewable energy industry continue to grow with a 2030 target
- 92 per cent want at least 50 per cent of Australia’s en
Last Sunday the plan to build Australia's first solar thermal power plant moved from being a local community issue in Port Augusta to one that’s ready to play out on the national stage.
Well, thanks to the generosity of supporters across Australia, this big solar billboard will be brightening up the daily commute for thousands of South Australians from Wednesday, September 12.
Chief among these commuters will be South Australian Premier, Jay Weatherill, who travels alongside the corner of North Terrace and Port Road into the centre of Adelaide for his daily commute.
The Prime Minister is serving Australians well by identifying rising network costs as the major driver of power prices, but has missed a major piece of the debate says renewable energy organisation, 100% Renewable.
An upcoming review of the Renewable Energy Target hasn’t even kicked off but already there’s a stampede of people lining up to say how much they love it.
A self-interested but very well organised campaign by Origin's Grant King to water down the RET has gotten voices from all over joining with Joni Mitchell in singing “Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone.”
- Topics: Renewable Energy Policy
Last night a new $10 billion renewable energy fund was passed into law by the Senate.