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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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Nothing fickle about Finkel

Nothing fickle about Finkel

In the wash up of this week’s COAG Energy meeting, there’s a real risk the importance of the Finkel Review will be lost.

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Time to ditch the "dumb" grid and embrace a smart energy future

Time to ditch the “dumb” grid and embrace a smart energy future

Australia’s National Energy Market is hamstrung by an out-dated, ‘dumb’ grid, and must be updated to face the realities of low carbon, low marginal cost energy generation.