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Government’s new power plan welcome along with more distributed energy

30 Oct 2017

Gas Energy Australia, the peak body for the downstream gaseous fuels industry, welcomes the Government’s just announced National Energy Guarantee (NEG). The new power plan, which will require retailers to meet standards for reliability and emissions reduction, will improve energy security, including affordability and reliability, as well as reduce emissions. “Recent electricity price rises, disruptions… Read more »

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GEA backs call for Real World Driving Emissions Testing

26 Oct 2017

Gas Energy Australia (GEA), the peak body for the downstream gaseous fuels industry, strongly supports the call for real world driving emissions testing by the Australian Automotive Association (AAA).

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Improving fuel efficiency and reducing pollutants remains essential

12 Jul 2017

Australia’s peak body for downstream gaseous fuels today urged the Government to stay on-track working towards achieving its clean air agenda and not succumb to misrepresentations about efforts to improve fuel efficiency and reduce pollution across the transportation life cycle. CEO of Gas Energy Australia John Griffiths today said this consultation process is and should… Read more »

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Queensland Government invests in future of gas industry

14 Jun 2017

Australia’s peak body for downstream gaseous fuels this afternoon welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement they would expand resource exploration and development for gas in new basins.

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Finkel Report welcome but more thinking outside the electricity box needed

9 Jun 2017

Gas Energy Australia welcomed today’s release of the Finkel Report into energy security as a step forward to Australia reducing its emissions and improving energy security. But its failure to address the need for greater use of non-electricity generating distributed energy resources represents a missed opportunity.

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