AEMO appoints the head of New York’s reforming the Energy Vision – one of the world’s most progressive energy reform plans – as CEO of the body that runs Australia’s grids. That could help change the conversation about Australia’s energy future.
Category: Australian Federal Government
The Coalition’s attack on renewables is being undone by the soaring electricity prices in fossil-fuel dependent Queensland. What is it that the general public appears knows about renewables and electricity prices that so many in the conservative side of politics, including federal energy minister Josh Frydenberg, do not?
You couldn’t dream up the crazy set of events that have driven fears that South Australia is a sign of the threats to come to power supply reliability.
Investors feel like they have been sandwiched between Cory Bernardi and Bob Brown, but there are finally signs that the investment drought for wind and solar is over.
Last week served as a reminder – as if we needed another one – that climate policy is still a wild ride in Australian politics.
What’s happening in New Zealand mimics what happened in Australia 5 or so years ago. The question is, will they learn from our mistakes?
Most people agree with the concept of climate change. For those of us that think it’s a relatively urgent issue the challenge is how to make it front of mind for voters.
Newspapers, politicians and BHP used “blackout” at Olympic Dam as another launch pad against renewables. But the blackout didn’t happen, market operator says.
Finkel review says wind farms settings cited in reports on South Australia blackout were resolved in Europe a decade ago. So why not Australia?
Adelaide-made silicon-based thermal energy storage system set to target industry, high renewables grid.