West Australia energy minister says the future is in solar, noting that it is cheap, democratic, and was likely to displace the state’s ageing coal generators. And this man used to head the IPA!
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Victoria’s electricity networks push into commercial solar market and storage as part of strategy that could put them in direct competition with electricity retailers.
ARENA CEO says speed and impact of coming battery storage megashift ‘difficult to understate’, but could have huge benefits for networks and consumers.
Rules that could have reduced network bills delayed another 5 years, after fierce resistance from coal generators. In a blow to battery storage and solar PV, the decision could mean higher bills and more grid defections, as networks and retailers fight over consumers.
Origin Energy is bullish about Australia’s rooftop solar market, and wants to be the No. 1 player. But it’s not an easy target.
Lab innovations in battery storage technologies have come to light almost weekly in the last quarter.
Labor leader says energy markets in midst of ‘seismic shift’ – an ‘energy revolution’ driven by consumers, solar and battery storage.
Buried in Abbott’s 2030 emissions reduction policy is a cursory mention of solar and storage. But does he, or anyone in the Coalition, really get the enormous role these unstoppable technologies will play in reducing Australia’s emissions and transforming its energy market?
Investment in large-scale renewables face more months of stagnation after AGL says there is still not enough policy certainty to push investment, thanks to Coalition and Labor split on climate and clean energy. AGL, however, says it has doubled its rooftop solar sales, and is making its first battery storages sales to customers.
Wind turbine syndrome all over again? As solar + storage threaten power incumbents, the renewables industry should prepare for a new health scare campaign.