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Oct. 28, 2021

Origin Energy sells APLNG stake for $2.1bn

Origin Energy may plough part of a $2bn windfall into clean energy and storage projects after it sold a stake in APLNG to private equity owner EIG, three years after the US player’s takeover bid for Santos was foiled.
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Oct. 28, 2021

Sun Cable eyes 4GW Singapore power purchase

Sun Cable, one of the world’s biggest renewable energy projects, has called for expressions of interest from potential customers in Singapore, after the Asian nation said it would import up to 4 gigawatts of electricity by 2035.
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Oct. 28, 2021

Renewables to supply 69 pct of Australia’s main grid by 2030, government projections show

Australia’s main electricity grid is predicted to surpass 50 per cent renewables by 2025, and will surge to 69 per cent renewables by 2030, updated projections published by the Morrison government say.
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Oct. 28, 2021

Mission Zero: Why Australia needs to ask the nuclear question

The federal government is now poised to make the historic announcement that Australia will set a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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Oct. 28, 2021

Scott Morrison reveals plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

The Prime Minister has announced Australia’s plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 following lengthy — and at times very heated — debate between the Coalition.
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Oct. 14, 2021

Annastacia Palaszczuk reveals $1bn hydrogen manufacturing facility with Andrew Forrest

The largest hydrogen equipment facility will be built in central Queensland in a $1bn project Annastacia Palaszczuk declared was “as significant as getting the Olympics”.
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Oct. 14, 2021

NSW gives green light to a green hydrogen future

The NSW government will incentivise the production of green hydrogen as a fossil fuel replacement in a nation-leading policy that is forecast to help significantly decarbonise the economy and position the state as a global exporter of the energy source.
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Oct. 14, 2021

Carbon tax the one thing Aussies won’t cop in climate battle

Australians may have changed their tune on the need for a net-zero target but they will not cop a return to a carbon tax, Energy Minister Angus Taylor says.
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Oct. 14, 2021

Australia ‘at risk’ from global energy crunch

Australia faces pressure on gas prices as a global crunch spreads to the nation’s energy sector in a move that could further strain manufacturers and heavy industry, top industry executives have warned.
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Oct. 14, 2021

TransGrid predicts early coal closures

Australia’s fleet of coal-fired power stations face early closure due to rampant growth in renewables in a fast-paced move that piles pressure on achieving an orderly transition to clean energy, a blueprint by transmission giant TransGrid shows.