Posts from category: Federal Government


Carbon tax scrapped

After weeks of failed attempts the Abbott government finally managed to turn Australia into the first country in the world to scrap a carbon tax after it’s was narrowly passed in the senate. Apparently this means that the electricity prices will fall by 9%...

Renewable energy generates jobs not price hikes

March 22, 2012 From the Clean Energy Council The contribution of renewable energy to rising power bills is tiny compared to the huge investment  required to meet peak demand and replace ageing poles and wires, the Clean Energy Council said today. Clean Energy...

END OF JUNE SOLAR POWER INSTALLATIONS

As previously reported the solar rebate reduces at the end of June which is still more than 2 months away however before installation can occur the following paperwork MUST be completed in full a) We submit a Form 1003 to Energex b) Energex reviews installation and if...

SOLAR REBATE DROPS JUNE 30TH 2011

The rebate for solar power will reduce on the 1st July 2011. On the 1st July 2011 solar power systems will be approximately $1,200 more expensive. In order to beat the price increase you must act NOW in order to guarantee installation before 30th June. There will be...

The way to a clean power future

July 10, 2010 Australia’s energy grid could run entirely on renewables such as wind and solar power within 10 years, according to a report to be released tomorrow. The report outlines a 10-year road map which the authors say is affordable and achievable. Its...

NEWS: Greens unveil 2050 renewable energy plan

 June 29, 2010 From: ABC Online The Australian Greens have developed a plan for the country to rely on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050. The plan proposes mapping renewable energy sources and funding necessary electricity grid infrastructure. The policy would...

$100bn needed to keep power on, Government warns

THE Federal Government has warned of brown-outs and national power shortages if $100 billion is not spent on generators in the next 10 years, guaranteeing steep rises in electricity bills. Power price rises have also been linked to the cost of connecting renewable...