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Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Report says emissions have fallen after Hazelwood closure, but finds It hard to think of a more expensive & unreliable way to achieve reliable and affordable energy than prolonging the life Liddell coal generation.

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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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Know your NEM: Corporate PPAs only movement in flat market

Know your NEM: Corporate PPAs only movement in flat market

In a week where energy politics took centre state over market news, the most interesting development was the signing by retailer Flow Energy of a 10-year 50MW PPA with Ararat wind farm in Victoria.

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AEMO switches focus to dispatchable generation over baseload

AEMO switches focus to dispatchable generation over baseload

Energy market operator’s message on baseload generation is blunt: it’s struggling to compete and not well suited to the changes taking place. It’s time to modernise.

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Turnbull's abject capitulation to the coal lobby is now complete

Turnbull’s abject capitulation to the coal lobby is now complete

The kindest thing to say about Turnbull’s absurd proposal to extend the life of the country’s oldest coal generator is that he is playing politics. There is no other reason to ask AGL to stick a bandaid on an increasingly unreliable coal generator on the basis it will lead to increased security and lower prices.

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Australia's energy future on grid edge – can AEMO give it a push?

Australia’s energy future on grid edge – can AEMO give it a push?

AEMO again stresses vital role that demand management solutions – and not more baseload coal – will play in the safe, stable and economic running of Australia’s electricity grid, as it transitions away from centralised fossil fuel generation and towards distributed renewables.

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Big energy players back major power shift, as GreenSync unveils deX

Big energy players back major power shift, as GreenSync unveils deX

GreenSync’s game-changing distributed energy trading platform officially unveiled with backing of AEMO and major energy market players.

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California grid survives solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028

California grid survives solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028

California’s solar-centric grid manages eclipse without a hitch. In Australia, preparations already being made for 2028 eclipse.

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S.A. could dump gas plans if batteries, demand response deliver

S.A. could dump gas plans if batteries, demand response deliver

South Australia has given itself the option to cancel installation of permanent government-owned gas generators. The huge response to ARENA’s demand response EOI, and new storage projects, make it hard to see why new plant is needed once next two summers negotiated.

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Weatherill lets fly at right wing attack against renewables

Weatherill lets fly at right wing attack against renewables

Jay Weatherill in pugnacious mood at launch of Mark Butler’s Climate Wars book, promising to repeat his Frydenberg shirtfront with PM Turnbull if given the opportunity.