Nuclear good, batteries bad: Morrison’s subs deal is thin edge of wedge
The Coalition's attitude to batteries has been hostile and ignorant. There's no reason to believe its consideration of submarine propulsion technology has been any more adult.
Energy Insiders Podcast: Tasmania has big green plans, can it deliver?
Sean McGoldrick, the new head of Tasmania Networks, on the renewables, battery, and hydrogen possibilities for the island state.
WA researchers find path to cheaper, more efficient green hydrogen production
A discovery by Curtin University researchers has opened the door to a potentially cheaper and more efficient method of large-scale renewable hydrogen production.
Former energy boss and union settle defamation case over Alice Springs blackouts
Former boss of Territory Generation and electrical union settle defamation case arising from Alice Springs blackouts and simmering tension in NT grid.
Victoria joins NSW in saying no to “Coalkeeper,” wants focus on battery storage
Victoria joins NSW in rejecting a proposal to pay coal and gas generators to delay their closure, a plan being embraced by Angus Taylor.
It may now be time for the Energy Security Board to be wound up
Victoria's rejection of the proposed capacity market suggests it might be time to wind up the ESB and let the states focus on new market mechanisms.
UK solar fund returns weighed down by Australian projects and network issues
Foresight Australian solar assets finally reach full capacity, but not-so-sunny conditions and network constraints restrict output in latest half year.
Who should pay the network costs of neighbourhood batteries?
Regulatory agencies differ on whether small batteries should pay network charges when they withdraw electricity from the grid.
Morrison’s lack of ambition putting Australia’s green hydrogen potential at risk
Labor's Chris Bowen not opposed to hydrogen from fossil fuels, but says Morrison government shouldn't 'bastardise' clean energy agencies in pursuit of it.
Battery storage will force us to rethink network tariffs and structures
Last mile networks are much more valuable than our biggest generators. We need to rethink pricing and regulations to get the best out of distributed energy.
Hillston Solar farm secures financing to go ahead in NSW
It's tough out there, but the proposed 120MW Hillston Solar Farm in the Riverina region has successfully raised the necessary funds to move forward.
French energy giant EDF chases big solar play in Hunter Valley coal region
French energy giant EDF in major solar play in the Hunter Valley, signs MOU with local coal mining company.