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Articles by Simon Holmes à Court

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Aurora: What you should know about Port Augusta's solar power-tower

Aurora: What you should know about Port Augusta’s solar power-tower

Much has been written about the $650m Aurora project, and I set out here to collect together what is known and fill in some of the gaps.

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Australian coal power in free-fall, but they making off like bandits

Australian coal power in free-fall, but they making off like bandits

With current market prices 2–4 times the costs of generation, our remaining coal fired power stations are making out like bandits.

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Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Does best CCS power station in world provide model for Australia?

Josh Frydenberg over-egged the success of a CCS plant he visited in US, and now he’s done the same in Australia with new CEFC mandate.

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How clean are Australia's 'clean coal' power stations?

How clean are Australia’s ‘clean coal’ power stations?

What’s that you say? Australia has ‘clean coal power stations’? Well, it depends how you define ‘clean coal’.