Renewables surge through 60 per cent of Australia’s main grid for first time, as output of coal and network demand also hit new lows.
Renewables reach a record share of demand in Australia’s main grid on Sunday, with wind and solar alone providing 57 per cent just before noon.
Former boss of Territory Generation and electrical union settle defamation case arising from Alice Springs blackouts and simmering tension in NT grid.
Foresight Australian solar assets finally reach full capacity, but not-so-sunny conditions and network constraints restrict output in latest half year.
French energy giant EDF in major solar play in the Hunter Valley, signs MOU with local coal mining company.
EnergyAustralia seeks a partner for the massive Wooreen big battery in Victoria, part of its plans to replace the Yallourn brown coal generator.
Morrison says he has no plans for nuclear power plants despite nuclear subs deal. But conservatives and the pro-nuclear lobby won’t stop trying.
SunDrive’s breakthrough moment in solar cell technology could be a game-changer for Australian solar projects and for local solar cell production.
Despite Australia’s rapid deployment of wind and solar, it still trails other major economies in the scale of emissions reductions from the grid.
Rooftop solar sends operational demand to a record low in NSW, the state grid with the heaviest dependence on coal.