“Huge milestone” as AEMO switches on demand response in major market reform
The long-awaited Wholesale Demand Response Mechanism kicked in this week, in one of the market's most significant reforms.
Renewables to supply 69 pct of Australia’s main grid by 2030, government projections show
Morrison government projections show Australia's main grid on track for 51 per cent renewables by 2025, and 69 per cent by 2030.
Australia aims for “ultra-low cost” solar to drive green energy transition
Australia sets a new stretch goal to produce solar power at just 1.5 cents per kilowatt-hour, to slash costs of green hydrogen and green steel.
Sun Cable welcomes Singapore plan to import 4GW of electricity by 2035
Owners of what would be world's biggest solar project welcomes Singapore plan to import up to 4GW of low-carbon electricity by 2035.
First Tesla big battery in NSW ready for testing and trials as “virtual machine”
The first big battery in NSW is registered and ready for testing and to accelerate the shift away from traditional fossil fuel technologies.
World “way off track” as global emissions surge to new highs, WMO says
Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, global greenhouse gas emissions surged to new highs last year, UN-backed agency says.
Eleven lessons from the blow out in costs for HumeLink transmission line
The HumeLink debacle highlights why transmission projects need far more scrutiny, far earlier in the development process.
“A joke:” Morrison’s net zero plan has net zero detail, and no change to policies
Morrison commits Australia to net zero emissions by 2050 that will not be law but will depend on unknown technologies, offsets and no new policies.
Australia’s oldest open cut coal mine to be transformed into major renewables hub
Large-scale solar, battery storage and green hydrogen production have been added to pumped hydro plans for Australia’s oldest open-cut coal mine.
Wind farms don’t work in the dark, says Nationals MP
Nationals MP says wind farms don't work in the dark. No wonder they are scared of net zero.
Coalition’s $13m “positive energy” campaign makes no mention of wind power
Coalition spends $13M promoting growing share of renewables, but makes no mention of the biggest source of renewables in Australia - wind energy.
Modeller used to attack Labor policies hired to “verify” Taylor’s net zero modelling
Consultant who produced modelling used to attack Labor Party climate policies hired to "validate" Morrison government's net zero modelling.