Rocco Loiacono

State’s Dream Of Net Zero By 2030 Is Simply Unachievable
2 May 2024

State’s Dream Of Net Zero By 2030 Is Simply Unachievable

In this article, Kevin You and Rocco Loiacono contextualise and disseminate the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. In June 2022, the State Government announced its plan to close all state-owned coal-fired power stations by 2030
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Future Of Energy Is Costly
13 March 2024

Future Of Energy Is Costly

In this article, Rocco Loiacono contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. I believe it was Albert Einstein who stated that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly but expecting a different result. This, it seems, is Energy Minister Chris Bowen’s modus operandi – insisting renewable energy is
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Unachievable At Any Cost
6 March 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

In this article, Rocco Loiacono contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. $52 billion is only the beginning for WA Two weeks ago, we got a taste of the brave new world of renewable energy. Victoria’s grid collapsed on a hot and windy afternoon. 530,000 homes were left without power, train
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Unachievable At Any Cost
22 February 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

To meet its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80 per cent below 2020 levels, the Western Australian state government will decommission its remaining coal-fired power stations by the end of the decade. Western Australia is uniquely vulnerable to issues arising from the intermittency of renewable energy generation due to its geographical isolation and lack of network interconnectivity. In
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That’s How it Was
6 March 2023

That’s How it Was

I think I would have been around ten years-old when I watched the film ‘Ladri di biciclette’, known in English as ‘Bicycle Thieves’ or ‘The Bicycle Thief’. Produced and directed by Vittorio De Sica, it was made in 1948 and is set in Rome just after the end of the Second World War. By the mid-1950s much of the Italian
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