How Australia’s widespread adoption of Energy Scores holds important lessons for the U.S. residential housing market.
Category: Smart Energy
It feels like every other day there’s at least one new article touting blockchain as “the next big thing in energy.” But the blockchain is a bit of an esoteric concept to most of us. So, what is it?
ESCOSA decision to remove the minimum price for solar exports shows lack of understanding in the South Australian electricity market.
Tesla was the dominant news force in 2016. The other big themes were battery storage, the price falls in wind and solar, the big shift from centralised energy, and politics, politics, politics.
Despite predictions that consumers – households and businesses – will be supplying half of all electricity needs within a few decades, the automatic reflex of the institutions that govern our electricity market remains to protect the incumbents. This needs to change.
Carnegie Clean Energy’s EMC and Lendlease Services ink major deal to corner Australia’s multi-billion dollar microgrid market.
GE technology chief says days of “relying solely on synchronous generation for everything are over”. In a direct challenge to those who say grid security can only be assured by spinning coal and gas turbines, the world’s biggest provider of energy equipment says wind and solar can do the job just as well.
New guideline on “ring fencing” still gives too much latitude to the networks, and may work against the interest of consumers.
NSW new initiative on energy efficiency is good model for the Victorian government’s long-awaited energy efficiency and productivity strategy.