The weekly round up of the electricity market. Plus: What if both Hazelwood and Portland closed down?
The world’s largest coal mining company, Coal India Limited, has announced a major step towards implementation of its ambitious solar power goals.
The electorate is concerned about global warming and strongly backs the phase-out of coal-fired power stations, so why are we hearing so little about the difference between the two major parties?
Major utilities, the market operator, academics and business people are calling for a plan to close coal burning power stations. But the Coalition government does not have one.
Anyone parroting the mantra that ‘coal is the lowest cost source of electricity’ is clearly also putting a pretty low value on human life.
“Capacity payments” in the European utility industry today are looking more and more like subsidies to prop up a fading industry threatened by the rise of renewables.
Appointment of environmental campaigner as head of energy policy in Philippines signals major shift away from coal and towards 100% renewable energy.
NSW budget papers reveal declining coal industry has contributed $270m less to the state in royalties than expected, and will deliver $1.7bn less than forecast in four years to 2018-19.
The closure of South Australia’s last coal fired generator has caused some interesting reactions from the market. Why, for instance, is the cleanest gas generator off-line?