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PRIME MINISTER’S ENERGY CHAOS CONTINUES

June 15, 2018

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has today confirmed that Australians have had enough of the Turnbull Government’s energy policy chaos.

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QUESTIONS THE TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST ANSWER ON TAS HYDRO EXPANSION

June 06, 2018

Labor welcomes the release of a feasibility study into a potential 4,800 MW of pumped hydro capacity in Tasmania’s Central Highlands and on the North and West Coasts as part of the Battery of the Nation project.

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INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS CALL OUT TURNBULL GOVERNMENT’S INADEQUATE CLIMATE TARGETS

June 04, 2018

288 international institutional investors with $26 Trillion (USD) under management have called on governments to raise their pledges under the Paris Climate Agreement as existing targets will fail to deliver the Paris Accord goal of keeping global warming to well below 2-degrees.

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LABOR WILL MAKE THE NORTH WEST OF TASMANIA A RENEWABLE ENERGY ZONE

June 03, 2018

The massive renewable energy investment opportunities in North West Tasmania means it has the potential to become the centre of a nation leading Renewable Energy Zone (REZ).

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LIBERALS REFUSED TO ACT ON POSSIBLE ELECTRICITY TAX RORTING

May 31, 2018

Budget Estimates yesterday confirmed the Abbott-Turnbull Government was asleep at the wheel on possible tax rorting of electricity customers by as much as $400 million per year, until the Australian Energy Regulator took the matter into its own hands and initiated its Review.

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RECORD RENEWABLES GROWTH WILL HALT UNDER NEG

May 30, 2018

The Clean Energy Council’s (CEC) Clean Energy Australia Report 2018 released today shows 2017 was a record year for large-scale renewable energy, with over $10 billion worth of large-scale renewable energy projects reaching financial close.

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