AGL Energy fined $3 million for failing to offset its emissions levels

Well known energy retailer, AGL Energy has been hit with a fine of $3 million for failing to offset their 2017 emission levels. The Victorian Essential Services Commission (ESC), announced AGL failed to meet its liability under the state’s energy efficiency regulations. Every Victorian energy retailer has an obligation to purchase and surrender a set amount […]

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Big Business Gets It, Why don’t the Liberals

In the past five years, we’ve seen the banks backing away from funding in fossil fuel projects, financial regulators calling out risks, energy and mining companies reducing reliance on coal and oil, the state government doing their bit, yet our Federal Government continues to bow to a small number of highly pro-coal individuals.   Early […]

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AGL kicks off the age of large solar

In 2020, the last year of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target, more large-scale solar capacity will be brought online than wind capacity, according to the latest forecasts from analysts Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The news, which comes as Australia’s largest solar project gets the go-ahead, shakes up the thinking that wind will be the only utility-scale renewables […]

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