Every Australian home should be given an energy performance rating, allowing buyers or renters to know the energy efficiency of their home before moving in, according to a new report.Read the full article at theaustralian.com
The federal government has introduced a bill to allow a mining operator more time to rehabilitate a decommissioned uranium mine near Kakadu National Park.
Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) — a subsidiary of mining giant Rio Tinto — shut down production at its Ranger uranium mine in January last year after 40 years of operation.
It has since been working to return the mine site to its original state, but the clean-up effort has become increasingly expensive and drawn out.
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With gas prices skyrocketing, energy poverty threatening 80 million Europeans, the EU’s 2030 deadline to slash emission drawing closer, and the conflict with Russia escalating, it has never been clearer that we need to ramp up the heating transition.
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As our nation transitions toward a renewable energy future, it is critical that all Australians, not just the energy market, play a central role in planning and delivering the country’s future electricity system.
We must ensure that the needs, rights and opportunities for communities, industries and consumers are not being compromised to satisfy least-cost outcomes.
When meeting the national energy objectives (NEO), the ISP appears to represent an appropriate business model for the National Energy Market (NEM). However, the ISP and regulatory investment test for transmission (RIT–T) frameworks are clearly not fit for purpose as they do not consider matters beyond the NEO.
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