Category Archives: Aurora Energy

Needed: a whole new approach to energy

Furious debates about whether to sell electricity assets and what should be the level of the RET highlight the need for an integrated national energy strategy. [31 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] As we know, money makes the world go … Continue reading

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Nero is fiddling while Rome burns

The political establishment continues to ignore the slow-burning fuse of global warming. [2 April 2013 | Peter Boyer] Australia’s climate responsiveness must be raised several notches — and quickly — if we are to meet the climate challenges of our … Continue reading

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Transforming our electricity networks

Facing rising demands with limited resources, we’re being forced to become more clever with wired energy. [8 January 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s in the air, in the ocean, pretty well everywhere. It’s part of nature’s fundamental forces, as old … Continue reading

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