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Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes calls Scott Morrison’s energy policy ‘bull****,’ launches his own ‘Fair Dinkum’ Power movement

Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes has challenged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to build a “fair dinkum” energy policy. In doing so, Cannon-Brookes has registered his own initiative “Fair Dinkum Power”. He is now crowd-sourcing feedback for branding on Twitter. Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes has challenged Prime Minister […]
Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes calls Scott Morrison’s energy policy ‘bull****,’ launches his own ‘Fair Dinkum’ Power movement
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Why the economics of coal don’t stack up in Australia

Renewables are stealing the march over coal in Australia, and the international outlook is for lower coal demand. Today the international Coal Transitions project released its findings, based on global coal scenarios and detailed case studies by teams in China, India, South Africa, Australia, Poland and Germany. Our research on […]
Why the economics of coal don’t stack up in Australia
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Here’s why political promises that you’ll have both cheaper electricity and no blackouts can’t be kept

Last Friday the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released its annual Electricity Statement of Opportunities. This was widely (and inaccurately) reported as predicting widespread blackouts. The Sydney Morning Herald reported “a one in three chance of power failure in Victoria unless immediate action is taken”, a prospect described by Victoria’s […]
Here’s why political promises that you’ll have both cheaper electricity and no blackouts can’t be kept
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EXPLAINER: 13 terms you need to know in Australia’s energy debate

Australia’s energy market is a prominent fixture in our daily news cycle. Amid the endless ideology and politics swirling around the sector, technical terms such as “baseload power” and “dispatchable generation” are thrown around so often that there is a danger the meaning of these terms can get lost in […]
EXPLAINER: 13 terms you need to know in Australia’s energy debate