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GRI backs mandatory EU reporting on sustainability impacts

GRI has welcomed that the European Commission is maintaining its ambition to achieve progress in corporate transparency on sustainability impacts, following publication of the proposed new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The CSRD would have a significantly extended scope than the current Non-Financial Reporting Directive, applying to all large

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Vast Solar expands team to power growth

Vast Solar is delighted to announce the appointment of three industry leaders to further strengthen its team: Kurt Drewes has become Vast Solar’s Chief Technology Officer; Lachlan Roberts has been recruited as Head of Construction; and Simon Woods joins as Head of Transactions after six years with the Australian

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ARENA commits $47 million to Queensland pumped hydro plant

Australia’s first pumped hydro plant in 37 years is one step closer, after the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) committed to support Genex Power’s Kidston Stage 2 Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) project. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA today announced it has conditionally approved up to $47

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Summer Stats: Solar Outshone Gas

NEW DATA REVEALS renewables provided six times more power than gas this summer with gas generation falling almost 40 percent compared to last summer. “Renewables are out-competing gas power stations, even in the hottest months when electricity demand is usually highest,” said Climate Council senior researcher, Tim Baxter. This

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Wettest summer in five years – but is La Niña coming to an end?

The Bureau of Meteorology says Australia recorded its wettest and coolest summer in at least five years thanks to La Niña. But the wet and cool conditions are not finished yet, with forecasts of heavy rain to Queensland and NSW over the next week.  What can we expect from La Niña in future?  Dr Andrea Taschetto is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow at UNSW Science’s Climate Change Research Centre, as well as a chief

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Sustainability. Are you in?

Eco Clubs is delighted to announce the launch of their call to action clip – Sustainability. Are you in? Eco Clubs is an initiative of The Banksia Foundation, Clean Up Australia and Eco Voice, in association with Horizon Films Australia. “The notion of sustainability takes into account all of the stakeholders

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