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Category: Energy Markets

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EVs and storage: Lithium's wild ride and why it will be bigger than LNG

EVs and storage: Lithium’s wild ride and why it will be bigger than LNG

The market for lithium, storage and gigafactories will rival that of Australia’s LNG boom. It will be a wild ride, particularly for Australian lithium companies, but Australian policies remain a disgrace because the government wants to censor talk about carbon.

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Energy Efficiency Market Report: Slow transition for lighting credits

Energy Efficiency Market Report: Slow transition for lighting credits

Spot market jumps to highest levels since May as staged transition unveiled to changes in credits for lighting upgrades.

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Renewable energy markets un-moved by bizarre push for coal

Renewable energy markets un-moved by bizarre push for coal

Once upon a time political divisions on energy policy would have had a significant impact on the renewable energy market. This time, however, it has been largely ignored.

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Know your NEM: Gas deal underlines attraction of renewables

Know your NEM: Gas deal underlines attraction of renewables

Origin gas deal underlines one of the main advantages of renewables: they provide security against rising fossil fuel prices.

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More wind and solar – the answer to all Turnbull's energy problems

More wind and solar – the answer to all Turnbull’s energy problems

Barnaby Joyce may well want to paint racing stripes down the side of the Liddell coal generator, and hang dice from its smoke stacks, but the answer to Turnbull’s energy dilemma is exactly what he doesn’t want it to be: more wind and solar.

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Future Grid teams with WattWatchers to tap demand response energy market

Future Grid teams with WattWatchers to tap demand response energy market

“Software meets hardware” partnership aims to tap booming behind-the-meter energy market – a key part of future NEM.

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Origin and Santos: Australia's bungling Gas Giants

Origin and Santos: Australia’s bungling Gas Giants

There is no easy answer to Australia’s gas shortfall and high prices – and certainly not Turnbull’s Venezuala-style solution. The best bets might be gas imports, and to build more renewables …

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Know your NEM: Farewell to Australia's biggest coal spruiker

Know your NEM: Farewell to Australia’s biggest coal spruiker

The main news of the week was Brendan Pearson’s departure from Minerals Council of Australia. The numbers opposing a clean energy target are dwindling rapidly.

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Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Fears of the unstoppable energy transition are reinforced and amplified by vested interests and selfish, small minded losers who try and slow it down. Look at how energy prices jumped since Coalition’s intervention on Liddell.

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Customers missing out as rule changes miss the point on inertia

Customers missing out as rule changes miss the point on inertia

Something is fundamentally wrong in the NEM. Frequency control costs have risen dramatically, but the quality of the service has dived.

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Blackouts and baseload: Debunking myths of AEMO reports and Liddell

Blackouts and baseload: Debunking myths of AEMO reports and Liddell

AEMO, like Finkel, provided Turnbull with a launch pad to push for a cleaner, smarter, cheaper and more reliable grid. Instead, the Coalition pined for traditional and outdated technologies. It’s time to bust a few myths about baseload and blackouts.