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Sun, wind, waste biomass, geothermal, tides and waves: all these energy sources in Sydney's backyard add up to a zero-carbon energy solution for the city.
The energy debate in Australia is making daily headlines. This glossary of the energy debate is our attempt to decipher the language behind the debate in simple terms.
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Offshore wind is an expensive business to get into.
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Wind turbines kill some birds, but their contribution to total bird deaths is extremely low, as three studies show.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has attempted to address the energy 'trilemma': electricity that's cheap, reliable and low-emissions. Has he succeeded? Our expert panel weighs in.
Just when you thought wind farms were bad for house prices everywhere, a new piece of research from Scotland suggests otherwise.