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Articles by Steve Blume

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If any institution needs to go, it should be AEMC, not AEMO

If any institution needs to go, it should be AEMC, not AEMO

The problem in Australia’s energy market is that – uniquely in the world – we have separate rule making and operating statutory bodies. Only one of them is based in reality.

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Tesla just put a bomb under business model of the grid

Tesla just put a bomb under business model of the grid

Tesla’s battery pack won’t allow you to quit the grid, but it does put a bomb under need to transform our uni-directional dumb grids.

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Energy utilities duck inconvenient truth about demand management

Energy utilities duck inconvenient truth about demand management

In New Zealand, energy utilities are genuinely open to innovation and new ideas – the opposite of what we have seen so far in Australia.