Australia’s energy market is in a holding pattern while we wait for court decisions, the full Finkel Report, policy announcements, auction process developments and legislation to set the path forward.
Articles by David Leitch
AEMC’s fundamental blind spot on “environmental sustainability” is at the core of why the rule-maker is providing poor advice to COAG and why the system is failing.
New data shows that for a couple of hours on Sunday, wind and solar were about 15/16 of South Australian demand and something like 70% of the total over the day.
Wind & solar PV will likely meet at least 15% of NEM demand by 2019. Even more remarkably,wind and solar could account for 64% of demand in South Australia – an unparalleled percentage.
Drawing from personal experience, a look at what the new national standard for solar installation could mean for home solar and battery plans.
It’s hard to imagine that even a satire writer could write such a stupid script as the government’s recent energy policy announcements.
Australia has no federal policy other than what’s left of the RET. Zero, zip, nada. Perhaps Canberra could learn from the states?
The producer squeeze on futures prices moved from Y18 to FY19 with 5% rises seen over the week in NSW and Victoria. All eyes are on the immediate impact as Hazelwood winds down.
Nearly every Australian will pay some part of the cost of the Abbott Government’s decision to effectively stop investment in generation.
The gas initiative and the ministerial powers are interesting, but the biggest thing is the battery storage tender.