Energy policy of Australia
The energy policy of Australia is subject to the regulatory and fiscal influence of all three levels of Government in Australia, although only the State and Federal levels determine policy for primary...
Energy policy of Australia - Wikipedia
Snowy Mountains Scheme
The Snowy Mountains scheme or Snowy Scheme is a hydroelectricity and irrigation complex in south-east Australia. The Scheme consists of sixteen major dams; seven power stations; a pumping station; and...
Snowy Mountains Scheme - Wikipedia
Wind power in Australia
Wind power is a rapidly expanding mode of renewable energy production in Australia with an average annual rate of growth in installed capacity of 35% over the five years up to 2011. As of 2011, there ...
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Solar power in Australia
Solar power in Australia is a relatively recent phenomenon. Currently, it has over 3,200 megawatts (MW) of installed photovoltaic (PV) solar power (February 2014), and 700 MW of PV was installed in th...
Geothermal power in Australia
Geothermal power in Australia is little used but growing. There are known and potential locations near the centre of the country that have been shown to contain hot granites at depth which hold good p...
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Coal mining in Australia
Coal in Australia is mined primarily in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. It is used to generate electricity and 54% of the coal mined in Australia is exported, mostly to eastern Asia. In 200...
Coal mining in Australia - Wikipedia
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme
The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (or CPRS) was a proposed cap-and-trade system of emissions trading for anthropogenic greenhouse gases, due to be introduced in Australia in 2010 by the Rudd gover...
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme - Wikipedia
Energy in Queensland
Queensland's energy policy is based on the year 2000 document called the Queensland Energy Policy: A Cleaner Energy Strategy. The Queensland Government assists energy development through the Departmen...
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Energy in Victoria
The primary energy source for the generation of electricity in the State of Victoria is brown coal - one of the largest contributors to Australia's total domestic greenhouse gas emissions and a source...
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Mandatory renewable energy targets
A mandatory renewable energy target is a government legislated requirement on electricity retailers to source specific proportions of total electricity sales from renewable energy sources according to...
Feed-in tariffs in Australia
Feed-in tariffs in Australia have been enacted by several State Governments for electricity generated by solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Feed-in tariffs (FIT) are a premium rate paid to producers of ...
Feed-in tariffs in Australia - Wikipedia
List of wind farms in Queensland
This is a list of wind farms in Queensland, Australia:
History of electricity supply in Queensland
Queensland, Australia's second largest state in terms of physical area (Western Australia is the largest), achieved the early leaders' dream of providing electricity to every home entailing a consider...
History of electricity supply in Queensland - Wikipedia
Renewable energy commercialization
Renewable energy commercialization involves the deployment of three generations of renewable energy technologies dating back more than 100 years. First-generation technologies, which are already matu...
Renewable energy commercialization - Wikipedia
Wind power in Victoria, Australia
Victoria has some of the best wind resources in Australia, along the southern coast and in the higher altitude areas. Most of Victoria's wind farms are being built along the southern coast and around ...
Wind power in Victoria, Australia - Wikipedia
Mildura Solar concentrator power station
The Mildura Solar Concentrator Power Station is a proposed 100 megawatt (MW) concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar PV system to be built at Carwarp, near Mildura, Victoria, Australia. A 1.5 ...
Solar Cities in Australia
Solar Cities is an innovative A$7 million demonstration programme designed to promote solar power, smart meters, energy conservation and new approaches to electricity pricing to provide a sustainable ...
Solar Cities in Australia - Wikipedia