Renewable Energy

'Conversation' marathon shows Australians want 100% renewable energy

The Greens today congratulated the 100% renewable energy campaign for their tremendous work conducting 14,000 conversations about renewable energy and putting a price on pollution across the Australian community.

"These conversations show that the Australia community wants to move to 100% renewable energy and they want the government to make that happen,"
Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Senator Christine Milne, said.
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The Future of Renewable Energy in Australia

Oct 27 2010 18:30

As part of Conservation Week 2010, the Sustainable Energy Now Committee have arranged a social evening this Wednesday with a short talk jointly presented by our Chair Steve Gates, Secretary Tim Barling and Vice-Chair Angus King with plenty of opportunity for discussion and networking.   Read more »

Talk On The Smart Distribution System

Nov 1 2010 06:00

Sustainable Energy Now (SEN) presents a talk on the 'Smart Distribution System' by guest speaker Prefessor Peter Wolfs, Western Power Chair at Curtin University.

When: Monday November 1, 6pm

Where: Lotteries House, 2 Dehli Street West Perth (next to City West train station)

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ACT's 40% emissions target shows potential of Greens in power-sharing govts

Lynn MacLaren MLC has welcomed the ACT's announcement that it will legislate to reduce emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2020.

"We need to take up this challenge here in Western Australia. This is one of the most ambitious targets of any jurisdiction in the world, and demonstrates real leadership by the minority Labor government working with the Greens there," said Ms MacLaren.

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Greens Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Bill

Recently launched renewables legislation from the WA Greens is expected to attract even more support following widespread disappointment at the State Government’s decision to clear another hurdle to a coal power resurgence in Collie.

The new legislation would greatly reduce the need to build more dirty coal-fired power plants and there is growing behind-the-scenes support for the Bill.

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