Daily update: Abbott is blindsiding mainstream media on green energy

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Daily update: Abbott is blindsiding mainstream media on green energy


Renew Economy editor@reneweconomy.com.au via mail9.atl111.rsgsv.net

2:54 PM (13 minutes ago)

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Abbott is blindsiding mainstream media on green energy; Renewables hits 2020 target in SA; RET cut will leave renewables ‘as good as dead’; Fossil fuel divestment a $5tn challenge; Oz top solar electorates also most conservative; China eyes $16bn EV charging fun; Water security another good reason to shift to renewables; Why tariff design is critical for utilities; Verizon to be largest solar producing communication company; Coal found guilty in case of energy generation vs birds; and Stopgap carbon policies not perfect but better than nothing.
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The Parkinson Report
Fairfax’s media flagship has called on Tony Abbott to protect the Renewable Energy Target, and then recommended a raft of policies to do exactly the opposite. It’s another example of why the Abbott government’s destruction of a $20 billion industry is and will not be questioned in mainstream media.
Solar now in nearly 1/4 homes in South Australia, as official data shows renewables hit state’s ambitious 2020 target, and emissions fall sharply.
Pacific Hydro CEO Lane Crockett warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’ of Abbott government’s plans to dump or wind back the Renewable Energy Target.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance report says global fossil fuel divestment challenge will mean finding a viable destination for $5trn worth of investor funds.
Report finds 6 of top 10 solar electorates in Australia held by Coalition MPs, who were pushing to dump RET and make it harder for households to go solar.
Reports emerge that the Chinese government is considering putting $US16bn towards electric-vehicle charging facilities, to spur demand for EVs.
US report details the enormous water usage reduction that greater global reliance on renewable energy sources like solar  and wind would enable.
There is a looming disconnect between the rapidly evolving new world of distributed energy technologies and the old world of electricity pricing.
Verizon set to install 10.2 MW of new solar power systems across eight of the network facilities.
U.S. News has investigated just how many birds are killed by different energy sources each year, and the figures do not look good for coal utilities.
Stopgap carbon policies; far from perfect, but better than nothing Michael Rupert, Kenneth Baldwin & Michael Smith
What might Australia’s climate policy end up looking like, and could Palmer’s ETS – even with a zero initial price on emissions – act as a stopgap?

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