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Category: Renewables

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Big W.A. blackout can't be blamed on renewables, doesn't make headlines

Big W.A. blackout can’t be blamed on renewables, doesn’t make headlines

The failure of a gas generator in Western Australia affected more people for a longer period than an outage in South Australia last year. So where were the Murdoch headlines?

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Does South Australia's wind output rule the NEM?

Does South Australia’s wind output rule the NEM?

Our analysis suggests that wind exported from South Australia is pushing down prices across the National Electricity Market by a much as 10 per cent.

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Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Suzlon Energy’s Tulsi Tanti says making wind turbines in Australia would be a “win-win”, but market must first demonstrate stability, growth.

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South Korea give boost to energy storage as part of renewables spending spree

South Korea give boost to energy storage as part of renewables spending spree

South Korea to provide incentives for utility-scale solar operators to install energy storage units as it outlines plans to invest $US27 billion in renewable energies over next five years.

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World at tipping point, Australia at tripping point, on energy transition

World at tipping point, Australia at tripping point, on energy transition

WEC report says stable renewables policies supported by clear carbon price signals remain crucial as world passes tipping point of “grand energy transition”. Meanwhile, in Australia…

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Could jet fuel grow on trees? ANU finds promise in Australian gum-leaf

Could jet fuel grow on trees? ANU finds promise in Australian gum-leaf

Eucalyptus oils from certain gum tree species could be refined to make high energy jet fuel, an ANU study has found.

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Know your NEM: Big questions over Victoria renewables target

Know your NEM: Big questions over Victoria renewables target

South Australia electricity price falls; Infigen Energy gives up 30%; why biggest gas pipeline operator is no saint; and the big questions over Victoria renewable energy target.

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Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Wind energy costs set to continue to decline, according to Berkeley Lab

Continued technological advancements are expected to continue reducing the cost of wind energy, according to a new survey of leading wind experts.

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Fossil fuel generators find a new way to exploit the market

Fossil fuel generators find a new way to exploit the market

Regulator report into SA high price event shows generators have a new way to exploit their market power, underling the case for rule changes.

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Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?

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Kangaroo Island’s choice: a new cable to the mainland, or renewables

Kangaroo Island’s choice: a new cable to the mainland, or renewables

Choosing renewables means negotiating a series of technical and regulatory issues at a scale never before attempted in Australia. But if anyone can do it…