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Category: NSW Government

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Consumer bills to jump as networks score court victory over regulator

Consumer bills to jump as networks score court victory over regulator

Australian Energy Regulator loses costly Federal Court battle to control how much NSW network operators can charge for power.

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Greens delight in inserting more wind turbines into Barnaby's seat

Greens delight in inserting more wind turbines into Barnaby’s seat

ACT, NSW Greens visit Barnaby Joyce’s electorate to celebrate jobs and investment from renewables plan the deputy PM called “crazy”.

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NSW could be dark horse of Australia's renewable energy boom

NSW could be dark horse of Australia’s renewable energy boom

A year ago, NSW was considered the worst place to invest in wind and solar energy in the country. Now the Coalition state government has a plan that could rival Labor states in its ambition.

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Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Changes in the approach to frequency control on synchronous units has resulted in changes that have compromised the resilience of the power system to frequency variations.

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CEFC backs 300 new solar powered low-income homes for Sydney

CEFC backs 300 new solar powered low-income homes for Sydney

Another 300 solar powered, energy efficient low-income homes to be built in Sydney, backed by $130m from Clean Energy Finance Corporation.

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Businesses rewarded for clean energy push

Businesses rewarded for clean energy push

Twenty businesses across the state will share in $200,000 of NSW Government funding as part of a program to help companies adopt renewable energy and be more energy efficient.

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NSW heatwave: Another catalogue of fossil fuel power failures

NSW heatwave: Another catalogue of fossil fuel power failures

Market operator report into NSW heatwave shows once again that it is failing fossil fuel plants that is putting energy security at risk.

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Know your NEM: AGL's cheap wind deal, and falling cost of storage

Know your NEM: AGL’s cheap wind deal, and falling cost of storage

Queensland prices soar again; more on AGL’s cheap price for wind energy; and battery storage costs falling quickly.

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NSW, Queensland seek to protect network revenues at COAG

NSW, Queensland seek to protect network revenues at COAG

NSW and Queensland – which still own their networks – block reforms that could lower network costs. Meanwhile, Finkel sings praises of pumped hydro and household battery storage to COAG energy ministers.

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NSW minister taps household push to share and trade solar energy

NSW minister taps household push to share and trade solar energy

NSW renewables minister says solar households should be allowed to share and trade solar and be pinged only a minimal network “freight” fee.

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NSW moves to top of class on energy efficiency

NSW moves to top of class on energy efficiency

NSW government’s draft energy plans take an ambitious, integrated approach to both renewables and energy efficiency – and that’s a big deal for two major reasons.