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09 Aug 2017 | Green Energy Trading

Green Energy Trading, Australia’s leading environmental certificate creator, is delighted to announce the appointment of

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New coal power plants are great – if you don’t have to pay for them

08 Aug 2017 | Tristan Edis

Matt Howell, who is the CEO of Australia’s largest electricity consumer – the Tomago Aluminium Smelter – thinks that Australia needs a new coal power plant. On Monday night he told ABC Radio’s PM program that because NSW nearly ran out of power one day last summer - which required his plant to curtail its use of electricity to avoid paying extremely high electricity spot market prices - there was a need to build new fossil-fuel power plants.

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Rooftop solar shock for consumers, installers as rebate price falls by one-third

21 Jul 2017 | Tristan Edis

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Turnbull just needs to look back into his own past to address high power prices

23 Jun 2017 | Tristan Edis

Australia’s electricity and gas prices have reached historic heights that are squeezing household budgets while threatening the very survival of some Australian manufacturers.

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Renewable energy investment is booming but there are clouds ahead

25 May 2017 | Tristan Edis

As published on Renew Economy, Tristan Edis shares his views on Renewable Energy investments.

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Regulator reduces the small scale renewables target while solar sales take-off

10 Apr 2017 | Green Energy Trading

The Clean Energy Regulator announced on Tuesday 28 March 2017 that the 2017 target for the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme, which provides financial support to rooftop solar PV and solar hot water, is to be 7.01% (this is called the Small-scale Technology Percentage or STP). Green Energy Trading has assessed what this means for the level of solar expected to be installed in 2017.

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Rooftop solar’s second boom – March exceeds 90MW

10 Apr 2017 | Tristan Edis

It appears the fossil fuel industry’s scare campaign over renewable energy driving up the price of electricity is having the same desired effect it had back in 2011 when they campaigned against placing a penalty on polluting the atmosphere with global warming gases.

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Government ‘clean coal’ push would be likely to make Australia’s emissions worse

21 Feb 2017 | Tristan Edis

The government has indicated they will push the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to finance new coal power plants on the basis that these coal plants have lower emissions than existing coal power plants.

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VEEC Water and Space Heating - New Documents Requirements

16 Feb 2017 | Green Energy Trading

Important - New Document Requirements

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Review of the NEM in 2016

08 Feb 2017 | Green Energy Trading

Electricity consumption in the National Electricity Market (NEM) increased by 0.8% in 2016, this is on top of a 1.1% increase in 2015. Queensland and NSW experienced increases in consumption with all other states experiencing a reduction.

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