rss

Category: Queensland Government

32
Queensland regulators want battery storage out of homes, garages

Queensland regulators want battery storage out of homes, garages

Queensland regulators suggest all battery storage devices be put inside separate enclosures, and not inside homes or garages. Installation costs could soar.

9
CEFC, French bank, tip $100m debt into Kidston 50MW solar farm

CEFC, French bank, tip $100m debt into Kidston 50MW solar farm

Phase one of plans to turn disused Queensland gold mine into massive solar and pumped hydro storage project reaches financial close.

13
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.

39
Why the public is not buying Coalition attack on wind and solar

Why the public is not buying Coalition attack on wind and solar

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?

14
Jumping electricity prices – It’s a gas, gas gas

Jumping electricity prices – It’s a gas, gas gas

Spot electricity prices have gone through the stratosphere this summer, particularly in Queensland where average prices have been more than double of renewable energy leader South Australia.

4
Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

Luminous Energy wins approval for 300 MW solar farm in Qld

The Brisbane-based developer has obtained approval to build the solar project near Columboola, southwestern Queensland, after a seven-week review process.

3
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.

12
Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia. And the consumer pays, and pays.

8
Coal? What coal? Reef doing great, say ministers

Coal? What coal? Reef doing great, say ministers

Federal and Queensland environment ministers say “significant progress” being made on protecting, improving health of Great Barrier Reef.

1
QUT partners with Sumitomo to test super efficient CPV solar technology

QUT partners with Sumitomo to test super efficient CPV solar technology

QUT to test Sumitomo CPV solar technology for Qld climate, with view to add redox flow battery storage “in due course.”

7
Queensland’s 50% renewable energy plan: More work required

Queensland’s 50% renewable energy plan: More work required

Queensland’s 50% renewable target is a great idea and achievable, but its current plans will need radical change.