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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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AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

AEMO looks at smarter ways to deal with extreme peaks and heatwaves

In what’s being called a “breakthrough moment”, AEMO and ARENA team up to provide 100MW demand response capacity to meet next summer’s critical peaks. The program will focus on technologies like solar and storage in a way previously ignored by policy makers.

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AEMO chief says clinging to old energy business models is "insane"

AEMO chief says clinging to old energy business models is “insane”

New head of AEMO says South Australia’s system black was a wake up call for all in the energy industry, and says holding on to old business models is “insane”. She is also pushing for changes in market rules, including 5-minute settlement, which she says will make solar and wind “highly predictable.”

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Interview: AEMO's Zibelman says system black was "wake-up call"

Interview: AEMO’s Zibelman says system black was “wake-up call”

New AEMO Audrey Zibelman in a detailed interview on the challenges and opportunities in the changing energy system, her priorities, the market reforms needed, the lessons learned from the South Australia blackout, and why it was a wake up call for the industry as a whole.

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Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

Solar PV could provide 30% of power needs by 2030, ARENA says

ARENA says solar PV could account for 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030, as it unveils its new investment priorities – storage and reliability, solar innovation, energy productivity and renewable energy exports. Also, expect an announcement on solar thermal soon.

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Regulator blames AEMO errors for South Australia blackout

Regulator blames AEMO errors for South Australia blackout

Australian Energy Regulator report links market operator’s flawed forecasting methods with blackouts, high prices.

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South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW

South Australia reaches record wind output of 1,540MW on Anzac Day.

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South Australia should dump diesel plan and think smarter

South Australia should dump diesel plan and think smarter

South Australia is being urged by market operator and private providers to dump its plan for diesel back-up generators, and think smarter on the demand side of the equation.

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How AEMO's new boss will reform Australia's energy vision

How AEMO’s new boss will reform Australia’s energy vision

AEMO’s new boss, Audrey Zibelman, outlines Australia’s energy future: Fast, smart, clean and cheap – with a focus on distributed generation, storage, and demand management. This represents a fundamental change in Australia’s energy management.

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Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

Murdoch media vs Renewables: Anatomy of a Twitter spat

AEMO’s final report into SA blackout sparks a social media spat between the state’s energy minister and The Australian’s Michael Owen.

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Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Fast Frequency Service: Treating the symptom, not the cause?

Changes in the approach to frequency control on synchronous units has resulted in changes that have compromised the resilience of the power system to frequency variations.