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Category: Energy Markets

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Conservatives attack storage report as "eco-evangelism", Finkel responds

Conservatives attack storage report as “eco-evangelism”, Finkel responds

Conservatives says new report on battery storage is just “eco-evangelism”. This is what chief scientist Alan Finkel said in response.

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Know your NEM: Waiting for COAG to vote on the NEG

Know your NEM: Waiting for COAG to vote on the NEG

Federal Government is something of a lame duck and, in our view, lacks moral authority in the area of energy policy.

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Gas generators profit from scarcity in S.A. again, and again

Gas generators profit from scarcity in S.A. again, and again

Big gas generators in South Australia have combined again to create “scarcity” and push prices into orbit, pocketing windfall profits at the expense of consumers.

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2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

2017 in energy efficiency: Smart energy management steps up

The market for smart energy management in Australia is taking off, as energy users act to take control of their energy costs.

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Know your NEM: Queensland poll – what are the odds?

Know your NEM: Queensland poll – what are the odds?

Queensland energy politics has something for everyone – including a new coal plant – but bookmakers are backing the state Labor. Meanwhile, on the NEM…

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National Energy Guarantee's bizarre approach to reliability

National Energy Guarantee’s bizarre approach to reliability

The more we look at the NEG, the more bizarre it gets. And it seems disrespectful, or even arrogant, of the ESB to think an overnight thought bubble is going to be superior to carefully developed process in overseas markets.

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We'll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

We’ll keep lights on, states can worry about emissions: ESB

ESB chair Kerry Schott says it will be up to the states to act if they want higher emissions targets.

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Graphs of the Day: A really bad day for so-called "reliable" coal

Graphs of the Day: A really bad day for so-called “reliable” coal

Multiple fault with multiple coal generators on Monday highlight the perils of relying on “baseload” coal to keep the lights on.

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Know your NEM: NEG's windfall for big three power utilities

Know your NEM: NEG’s windfall for big three power utilities

The proposed NEG is already delivering big gains for the big three gentailers, as Adani emerges as major Queensland issue, and REC prices fall.

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NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

NEG: A rushed job that takes us backwards, not forwards

National Energy Guarantee appears to be a plan to get through the Coalition Party Room, and then a plan to have a plan.
Unfortunately, that means many more months of uncertainty.

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Time for Australia to wake up to scale and pace of clean energy transition

Time for Australia to wake up to scale and pace of clean energy transition

Billionaires get it. A million households get it. And so do thousands of businesses. So why does Australia’s government – and its principal regulators – fail to understand that the way to a cheaper, cleaner and more reliable grid is with more renewables, not less.