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BY ALEC SMART The Australian Government’s Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is holding a feasibility study into introducing nuclear power. A public forum inviting submissions and comment closed on September 16. But does Australia, which emits significant climate-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) from its fossil fuel fired power stations, need to transition to nuclear […]

Energy retailers ripping off solar producers

Michael Mobbs looks forward to receiving his electricity bill. And why not? His most recent statement shows Origin Energy owes him $165.19 for three months of power. Mr Mobbs, who owns Sustainable House in Chippendale, is receiving 60 cents per kilowatt hour (cents/kWh) for the solar power he exports into the grid from his network […]