13 09, 2021

The Arrow Energy Surat Gas Project: News and Events

2021-10-11T22:42:03+00:00September 13, 2021|Categories: Corporations, Natural gas|

In 2013, a loud and angry protest took place at Cecil Plains in Queensland against the Arrow Energy Surat Gas Project. One local landowner told The Chronicle, “The CSG industry has declared war on agriculture, and I say bring it on”. In 2020, Arrow Energy revived its Surat Gas Project with fresh investment to expand its coal seam gas (CSG) [...]

9 09, 2021

Solar Energy Companies in Australia

2021-10-11T22:42:35+00:00September 9, 2021|Categories: Corporations, Renewable Energy|

It is not widely known that Australian ingenuity made clean solar energy companies viable. Though the solar cell was invented in the US in the 1940s, there was little progress until Martin Green came along. He was an engineering professor at the University of New South Wales who started tinkering with the solar cell. In 1975, the Brisbane-born engineer started [...]

24 08, 2021

What Is the Future of Gas Companies in Australia?

2021-10-11T22:43:45+00:00August 24, 2021|Categories: Corporations, Natural gas, Natural gas prices|

By the end of 2020, 27 per cent of Australian buildings were fitted with solar systems. This is the highest proportion in the world. Partly thanks to this development, 24 per cent of the country’s electricity came from renewable energy in 2020. But, the Australian government is not taking advantage of this. Instead, they are spending AUD $600 million on [...]

19 08, 2021

Why Alinta Energy and Gas Providers Are Not the Best Options

2021-08-26T12:27:33+00:00August 19, 2021|Categories: Corporations|

In 2020,  a whistleblower revealed Alinta Energy’s poor data protection systems. Consequently, Australian media outlets reported on the issue. The company put its customers’ personal information at risk, they said. This included Medicare and passport numbers, credit card details and even health records. Unfortunately, Alinta Energy has about 1.1 million gas and electricity customers. That is a lot of information [...]

13 05, 2021

Why EvoEnergy is Slow to Ditch Gas: Locking in a Dirty Fuel

2021-12-01T15:08:41+00:00May 13, 2021|Categories: Corporations|

A look at who owns EvoEnergy explains why it is reluctant to leave gas behind. One of the company's owners has money tied up in gas infrastructure. This has prevented a switch to renewable energy.Mazengarb, M. (2019). ACT faces tough fight to shake itself free of gas, after going green on power supply. [online] RenewEconomy. Available at: https://reneweconomy.com.au/act-faces-tough-fight-to-shake-itself-free-of-gas-after-going-green-on-power-supply-88786/ [Accessed 21 [...]

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