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Category: Energy Markets

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What is a LET, and how would it work?

What is a LET, and how would it work?

With the release of his review, Dr Finkel is expected to advocate a “low emissions target” . But what is a LET, and why is it better than an EIS?

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Demand response pilot kicks off with $22.5m funding round

Demand response pilot kicks off with $22.5m funding round

ARENA launches $22.5m funding round for demand response technology and platforms ahead of the 100MW AEMO-ARENA pilot slated for this summer.

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AEMC takes baby steps to future grid, where solar and storage "optimised"

AEMC takes baby steps to future grid, where solar and storage “optimised”

Australia’s energy market rule maker catches up with solar and storage revolution, proposes “independent ‘optimising’ function”.

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Six things governments must do to reform the energy market

Six things governments must do to reform the energy market

Australia’s electricity market is no longer working and needs substantial reform. Here’s a list of six things that should happen.

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Energy Efficiency report – commercial lighting juggernaut roles on

Energy Efficiency report – commercial lighting juggernaut roles on

The commercial lighting juggernaut rolled on in Victoria across May with installation activity continuing at a rapid pace and VEEC supply actually managing to grow.

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Know your NEM: Markets bet on big fall in electricity prices

Know your NEM: Markets bet on big fall in electricity prices

Energy markets are betting on a big fall in prices as more renewables come on line, but all eyes on Finkel Review this Friday.

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Fall in renewable energy certificate futures intrigues market

Fall in renewable energy certificate futures intrigues market

The big fall in LGC market for 2019 delivery intrigued the market. Maybe there are more wind and solar projects than most think.

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Queensland may change solar tariffs to match peak demand

Queensland may change solar tariffs to match peak demand

Queensland Competition Authority directed to investigate the potential benefits – for both networks and consumers – of introducing of time-of-use solar tariffs.

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Australian renewables head for "boom-time" – led by states

Australian renewables head for “boom-time” – led by states

CEC report says 2017 to be biggest year for renewables since Snowy Hydro 1, as industry shakes off Abbott-era uncertainty and state govts take lead.

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Know your NEM: Renewable energy certificates in free-fall

Know your NEM: Renewable energy certificates in free-fall

Renewable energy futures prices are in free-fall, reflecting the general view that the 2020 target can be met, and may even be exceeded.

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Graph of the Day: German solar PV production peaks at 42% of demand

Graph of the Day: German solar PV production peaks at 42% of demand

Solar PV production in Germany averaged at 30GW-plus for an hour on Sunday, amounting to 42% of total power demand.