States favour an out of session COAG Energy Council meeting early next year that could initiate new work on an emissions obligation for the National Electricity Law, after federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor today shut down attempts to discuss it.
* Climate liability concerns prompt change in director attitudes: Grattan Institute * CEFC unfazed by new investment mandate * CS Energy wins Queensland government power contract * Melbourne Water aims for 100% beneficial use of biosolids
* Emissions-lowering projects to have 'higher merit' in underwriting plan * Environment groups warn banks on energy underwriting scheme * CEFC invests $100m in renewables fund * Queensland seeks advice on climate change impacts on water
* Solar cell pioneer goes into administration with dig at federal government * Renewables boom: Large-scale renewables projects worth $20bn locked in * Australia ideal for lithium-ion battery manufacturing: Federal strategy
* Raft of new WA projects cleared to earn carbon credits * Global investors demand better climate risk disclosure * Data centre business certified carbon neutral * CEFC lends again to Port Augusta wind farm