Australia’s wind farms could soon become “core providers” of crucial grid stability services, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator.
Australian PV manufacturer Tindo Solar has a new owner, with plans to create nation’s largest vertically integrated solar retailer.
Tony’s Abbott’s war on renewables was meant to reduce electricity prices. But it has done the opposite—and a lot more.
Victoria regulator says there is obviously network value in rooftop solar, but it says it is difficult to work out how much without a grid services market.
Nearly every Australian will pay some part of the cost of the Abbott Government’s decision to effectively stop investment in generation.
The demise of Urth Energy has raised some interesting questions about the value of spot pricing for solar households, and on the issue of tariffs in general.
Market rules again under focus as SA generators push up prices, and regulator report documents another incidence when gas plant “failures” and rebidding pushed prices to stratospheric levels.
Careful examination of the economics of the battery will be needed to ensure that the people of South Australia get the right sized solution at the right price.
Electric vehicles could help answer the question of how much renewable energy capacity to build, and how fast.
Paper says 2009 report warned SA should not go beyond 20% renewables. Actually, it said “there are no significant technological constraints” to 40%.
Despite the Coalition talking down renewables, the Kodak moment has finally arrived.
Musk says no “Beta” version of the Tesla Model 3, and Tesla to begin driving early release candidate within week or two.
Adelaide Airport’s solar powered, autonomous shuttle bus service one of seven successful applicants to SA Future Mobility Lab Fund.
Solar is playing an increasingly vital role in the world’s decarbonisation, and with wind energy will provide 80 per cent of global electricity needs by 2060.
If Woodside classifies climate change as a material, financial risk, then why doesn’t every other energy company?
ABC political editor continues ill-informed campaign against wind and solar, now claiming that 20% is the limit for wind energy.
Seawater Hydro could potentially help South Australia resolve its highly publicised energy problems.
CEFC says it working with SA government on finance package to support state’s 100MW battery storage project.
Two large-scale batteries will be trialled as back-up power at an islanded 170MW power station in Carnarvon WA.
AEMO report says sudden loss of S.A.’s two biggest baseload gas plants nearly pushed state into another system black on March 3. Fortunately, wind farms came to the rescue.