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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”.

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The great divide over Australia's energy future

The great divide over Australia’s energy future

The energy rule-maker’s dystopian view of our immediate energy future underlines the growing divide on the future of renewables. There are those who see them as key to a smarter, cheaper, cleaner and more reliable grid. And other who simply believe it can’t be done.

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Someone needs to judge the performance of the AEMC

Someone needs to judge the performance of the AEMC

AEMC’s fundamental blind spot on “environmental sustainability” is at the core of why the rule-maker is providing poor advice to COAG and why the system is failing.

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The NEM is a mess – so who will clean it up?

The NEM is a mess – so who will clean it up?

The biggest problem facing Australia’s National Electricity Market is that it has no management team. But someone has to accept responsibility for the mess.

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In 2017, regulators should fight for consumers, not incumbents

In 2017, regulators should fight for consumers, not incumbents

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.

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Energy market rule-maker says no to real reform - again

Energy market rule-maker says no to real reform – again

Decision by AEMC will push more local generators and prosumers to reduce their use of the grid, to look at private wires and microgrids, and potentially to disconnect.

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A call to value local energy in Australia's future grid

A call to value local energy in Australia’s future grid

The Australian Energy Market Commission has released a consultation paper on possibly the most radical proposal for energy market reform it has received.

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Graphs of the Day: AEMC sees electricity prices stabilising

New AEMC data show the electricity prices will moderate in most state (except Queensland) and highlights the huge swing in demand.