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Australian energy policy: A sustainable energy future for Australia. Dr Mark Diesenorf. Energy World. March 2006 P. 18-20

How do projections for energy scenarios for Australia compare with the more familiar pictures for the UK and Europe? Dr Mark Diesendorf argues that results of recent studies in Australia show that existing renewable energy resources are capable of substituting for coal-fired power stations, in spite of claims to the contrary. Further, they show that combinations of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and gas as an interim bridging fuel, may be less expensive than continuing to build coal-fired plants, even without considering the environmental and health costs of burning coal.

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