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Scientists say draft energy policy has “short-term focus”"

Story Published: 13 Nov 2014

A GROUP of scientists and engineers say the Abbott government’s burgeoning energy policy could make us “out of step” with...

Australian Academy Of Science, Climate Change, Energy, G20, Science

McArdle did not declare fundraiser at energy company

Story Published: 24 Nov 2014

Energy Minister Mark McArdle held a Liberal National Party fundraiser at the offices of one of the nation's largest energy...

Campbell Newman, Energy, Fundraising, Lnp, Lobbying, Mark Mcardle, Power

Business forum discusses need for national energy reform

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

REFORMS to Australia's electricity markets, to improve prices and business conditions, were on the way, after business...

Australian Government, Business, Electricity, Energy, Julia Gillard, Reform

Households using more energy but less electricity

Story Published: 26 Nov 2013

HOUSEHOLDS around the country are using 4% more energy, but 12% less electricity than they were three years ago, data from...

Abs, Electricity, Energy, Families, Renewable Energy

UQ centre for CSG attracts $3.25m in funding for research

Story Published: 15 Aug 2014

THE University of Queensland’s Centre for Coal Seam Gas has attracted $3.25 million in funding to further its research...

Csg, Energy, Funding, Mining, Uq, Uq Centre For Csg

ACCC takes energy retailer to court over contracts

Story Published: 21 Nov 2014

AN Australian energy retailer will face court next year after it moved customers to a new contract without telling them...

Accc, Consumer Affairs, Court, Energy

MCG goes green to save energy

Story Published: 19 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA’S legendary sporting ground has launched an initiative that will generate enough energy savings to power 835...

Cricket, Energy, Mcg

Renewable energy replacing coal-fired

Story Published: 23 Jul 2012

COAL-fired power is being replaced by renewable energy and gas, but it will remain the dominant source of electricity for...

Coal, Coal Fired, Electricity, Energy, Renewable

Union fights agains privatisation of energy networks

Story Published: 18 Oct 2012

A CALL to privatise the nation's electricity networks was met with fierce opposition from the Electrical Trades Union on...

Australian Government, Electrical Trades Union, Electricity, Energy, Infrastructure, Privatisation, Productivity Commission

Think tank supports selling off state power

Story Published: 14 Nov 2012

RESOURCES Minister Martin Ferguson’s call for the states to privatise their electricity networks has been backed by a...

Ceda, Electricity Prices, Energy, Martin Ferguson, Power Bills

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