Using a technique mastered by conservative think tanks like the IPA, the Coalition’s efforts on energy policy are mostly an exercise in gathering misleading information and presenting it as proof of something, in this case that wind and solar don’t work.
Category: Smart Energy
The period of steady declines in the VEEC price appears to have passed – at least for now – with November appearing to confirm the pricing range established in October.
Major fault on Victorian transmission cases network separation and power outages in South Australia grid, and conservatives blame wind and solar.
AER Ring-fencing Guideline delivers retailers victory in battle over access to Australia’s solar and battery storage market, effectively ruling networks out of the game.
Energy minister Josh Frydenberg heckled at conference over commitment to gas generation, but a new report highlights the benefits of battery storage to wholesale prices and network security – if the market rules that currently favour fossil fuel generators are changed.
Today’s graph shows both versions of the Powerwall 2 are well ahead of the closest competition on price, beating its closest rivals by one third.
Australian start-up Power Ledger named as global leader in blockchain technology which has the potential to “rapidly disrupt” the traditional energy market and fast-track the shift to decentralised generation.
The impact of new highly efficient fridges and washing machines, zero carbon homes and LED lighting will likely reshape the global energy markets, Citigroup says, removing pricing power from fossil fuel plants.
AGL Energy projects an image of the old utility taking a lead role in new energy technologies and concepts. Yet it’s difficult to imagine a company more entrenched in the economics of brown and black coal generation. Here’s why CEO Andy Vesey wants to have his cake and eat it too.
Australia’s largest commercial real estate group becomes first to commit to net zero emissions by 2040. Why? Because science and economics 101.