2008
Media Releases for October - December 2008
  • 19 December 2008 - 
    Industry body wants better integration of action to maximise investments for emissions reductions.
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  • 15 December 2008 -
     Industry opposed to merger of Verve and Synergy.
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  • 14 December 2008 -
     Renewable energy support reduces emissions, overcomes cost of carbon for low income earners.
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  • 13 December 2008 -
     No coal in the stocking on Christmas Day.
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  • 12 December 2008 -
    Sun Power on the Horizon for future energy production in regional WA.
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  • 5 December 2008 -
    Growth in sustainable energy industry body continues unabated.
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  • 30 October 2008 -
    WA industry body welcomes ETS analysis, but asks why assumptions do not account for opportunities.
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  • 27 October 2008 -
    Global market reform opportunity for global carbon trading.
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  • 22 October 2008 -
    WA’s fastest growing industry body elects industry leader as new chair.
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  • 14 October 2008 -
    Toxic debt, first home owners, and energy reform.
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  • 9 October 2008 -
    The Premier should keep his Verve and retain Synergy.
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Media Releases for July - September 2008
 
Media Releases for April - June 2008
  • 30 June 2008 -
    Welcoming the harvest of sun and biofuels in WA.
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  • 30 June 2008 -
    Green power for trains will Act Now for the Future.
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  • 28 June 2008 -
    Emissions price on fuel essential - and is still two years away.
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  • 25 June 2008 -
    No Australian-built car in the top 50 most fuel efficient cars available for sale in Australia.
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  • 21 June 2008 -
    Fixing the energy crisis – much of it is not that hard.
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  • 21 June 2008 -
    A fat nation - reduce french fried fossil fuels and have more green salad energy.
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  • 20 June 2008 -
    Stamp out guzzlers - best petrol price relief by stamp duty exemption for green car purchase.
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  • 19 June 2008 -
    More frequent public transport services part of the solution to petrol pricing.
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  • 10 June 2008 -
    Australian governments must buy only green cars.
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  • 4 June 2008 -
    Diverse renewable energy resources for a more sustainable solution for secure WA energy supplies.
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  • 27 May 2008 -
    Fishing for the right solution on fuel price.
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  • 25 May 2008 -
    Energy Debate over GST on fuel excise may relieve smokers.
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  • 23 May 2008 -
    Energy plan delivers 45 cent a litre fuel saving.
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  • 16 May 2008 -
    Mean test for industry - solar industry sinking on solar rebate cap.
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  • 16 May 2008 -
    Five cent a litre cut is tokenism - deliver rebate on vehicles for 30% energy efficiency gain instead.
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  • 13 May 2008 -
    Federal Budget - some gaps but overall B+ on climate change and greenhouse.
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  • 11 May 2008 -
    Federal budget - maximise sustainability outcomes and greenhouse reductions in tax relief.
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  • 10 May 2008 -
    Chilean volcano and Burmese cyclone underscore need for adapting to climate change in a warming globe.
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  • 8 May 2008 -
    2008 Western Australian Budget does not Act now for the future.
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  • 6 May 2008 -
    Avoid skimpy action on greenhouse - half measures won't budge it.
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  • 29 April 2008 -
    Businesses set for 30% windfall – energy savings pay back investment in greenhouse reporting.
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  • 16 April 2008 -
    Playing now to save the future – new Bluetooth game lets you unplug and play in Perth.
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  • 15 April 2008 -
    Fuelwatch only measures the rising tide – energy efficiency a better solution .
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Media Releases for January - March 2008
  • 29 March 2008 -
    Earth Hour 2008 must be more than a New Year’s resolution to diet.
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  • 28 March 2008 -
    Earth Hour 2008 a success before it starts.
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  • 24 March 2008 -
    Coal-fired generators knew a carbon price coming for over a decade.
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  • 21 March 2008 -
    Energy efficiency will negate the energy costs of emissions.
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  • 21 March 2008 -
    Fixing climate change won’t cost the Earth – in fact it’s small change.
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  • 21 February 2008 - 
    Compared to tax cuts and market fluctuations, fixing climate change is cheap.. 
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  • 14 February 2008 - 
    Make the right moves, Act Now for the Future, and sustain your Valentine. 
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  • 11 February 2008 - 
    Sustainable infrastructure - new projects in Perth must be carbon neutral. 
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  • 26 January 2008 - 
    Stamp duty no relief to unsustainable houses for Aussie battler. 
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  • 21 January 2008 -
    Rudd’s five point plan to fight against inflation misses key inflation driver.
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  • 17 January 2008 - 
    Sustainable pricing for water - and energy
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  • 14 January 2008 -
    A sustainable fight against inflation - sustainable energy is the key.
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  • 7 January 2008 -
    Over a barrel – motorists increasingly choosing fuel efficient cars while Australian car industry asleep at the wheel.
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  • 3 January 2008 -
    It’s not size but how you use it that counts - petrol price wouldn’t matter if we were efficient.
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  • 3 January 2008 -
    UPDATED - When the North West Shelf fails the South West grid, WA needs a sustainable supply of energy.
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  • 2 January 2008 -
    When the North West Shelf fails the South West grid, WA needs a sustainable supply of energy.
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WA SEA and renewable energy - interview

6RTR (Perth), Understorey - 18/03/2008 
with program hosts Lisa Litjens and Matt Porter


Interview with Dr Ray Wills, CEO, WA Sustainable Energy Association - WASEA is the industry association for the sustainable energy industries in WA. Wills says the solutions to climate change and tackling sustainable energy and renewable energy means that everybody has to be involved - Government, business and the community. Wills says he regards WA as the Middle East of renewable energy as we have some of the best wind, solar and wave resources in the world.

Listen here - interview starts a few minutes into the podcast.

 
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