Government invests in maps of electricity grid to drive renewables investment

Investment by the Australian Government in interactive maps of Australia’s electricity grid will help identify the most valuable locations to invest in renewable energy. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt said it was critical that we make the best, most efficient use of renewable energy. “Investing in technology to map the most valuable locations to…

Australia leads the way in reducing ozone and synthetic greenhouse gas emissions

The Government’s review into ozone and synthetic greenhouse gases has identified options to deliver emissions reduction equivalent to more than 80 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2030. This would be achieved through reducing hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions and energy savings. Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, announced a review of the Government’s Ozone Protection and…

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E&OE…. Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund, Renewable Energy Target, ozone and synthetic greenhouse gas reductions, Carmichael mine JOURNALIST: You mentioned that there was a downgrade of the BAU… GREG HUNT: …there will be a revised adjustment put out before Paris. JOURNALIST: Could you give us any indication of what… GREG HUNT: Hasn't been finished yet. JOURNALIST:…