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Why solar households should learn to love demand tariffs

Why solar households should learn to love demand tariffs

Demand tariffs are controversial, but if properly done they could work for everyone. We just need the network owners to do the right thing.

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If any institution needs to go, it should be AEMC, not AEMO

If any institution needs to go, it should be AEMC, not AEMO

The problem in Australia’s energy market is that – uniquely in the world – we have separate rule making and operating statutory bodies. Only one of them is based in reality.

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Disappointing Reliability Review highlights failings of AEMC

Disappointing Reliability Review highlights failings of AEMC

See no problems, hear no problems, do very little. We read the AEMC’s Reliability review in the hope of finding some interesting ideas. We didn’t.

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AEMC admits, reluctantly, that renewables will push prices down

AEMC admits, reluctantly, that renewables will push prices down

AEMC admits rises in consumer bills this year should be reversed in the next couple of years. … thanks to solar and wind. But it still seeks to paint “intermittent” renewables in their worst possible light.

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Better data would improve transparency in electricity market

Better data would improve transparency in electricity market

Better data would reassure consumers that price changes are the result of real problems, such as weather or machinery failure, rather than market manipulation.

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ESB chair says demand response could kill need for new power plants

ESB chair says demand response could kill need for new power plants

Chair of newly formed Energy Security Board, Kerry Schott, says that by harnessing demand management in Australia, “we can all stop worrying about building new plants of any description.”

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AEMC suggests new body to decide on battery storage standards

AEMC suggests new body to decide on battery storage standards

As industry rejects Standards Australia home battery ban proposal, AEMC calls for new body to govern standards for distributed energy market.

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AEMC backs down on rooftop "solar tax" proposal

AEMC backs down on rooftop “solar tax” proposal

Energy market rule maker backs down on proposal to charge solar households to export excess PV generation back to the grid.

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AEMC, utilities in denial as consumers flick switch to solar, batteries

AEMC, utilities in denial as consumers flick switch to solar, batteries

AEMC attempts to defend incumbent gen-tailers by saying how delighted customers are with their electricity service and pricing, and blaming renewables as the biggest black cloud on the horizon. They have to be kidding, right?

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AEMC delays 5-minute ruling again after protests from incumbents

AEMC delays 5-minute ruling again after protests from incumbents

Queensland government utilities lead incumbents’ fight against 5-minute rule, despite support from AEMO and others who say change will lower prices, encourage storage.

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AEMC takes baby steps to future grid, where solar and storage "optimised"

AEMC takes baby steps to future grid, where solar and storage “optimised”

Australia’s energy market rule maker catches up with solar and storage revolution, proposes “independent ‘optimising’ function”.