Archived News for Energy Sector Professionals - November, 2015
Residents are pushing the WA Government to set fairer electricity prices, after a new report found many were being over-charged for power by hundreds of dollars per year.
In the lead up to UN climate talks in Paris, a new report warns that Australia will barely come close to achieving any “real” emissions reductions under its current Direct Action climate policy.
Environmentalists are pushing for the Federal Court to uphold its energy regulator's decision against a penalty tariff on South Australian households with rooftop solar.
The Victorian Government is withdrawing funding for new coal-powered generators and will review past development projects, after attempts to attract investment with a demonstration power plant failed.
The Mayor of Gloucester has called on the NSW Government to buy back AGL’s coal seam gas (CSG) licence for the area, saying he cannot ignore the negative impact on residents.
Progress has been made on a $1.7 billion development in western Queensland, which proponents says will see 300 to 400 natural gas wells created, along with 1600 production jobs.
US environmental think-tank, Oil Change International and UK humanitarian think-tank, the Overseas Development Institute, has found the world's biggest economies pay $633 billion a year in subsidies to oil, gas and coal companies.
The Climate Institute has slammed the adequacy of Australia’s carbon emission reduction measures, saying they would not meet the smallest target set at the upcoming Paris climate talks.
Australia’s largest planned coal mine is going back to court again, this time to face what the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) calls an “historic, landmark case”.
Canberra engineering firm Seeing Machines is looking to introduce hands-free cruise control for regular cars, but it has some innovations in store for mining truck drivers as well.