ATA report finds 100% renewable grid would be reliable and stable, with appropriate mix of generation sources, energy storage and upgraded infrastructure.
Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia. And the consumer pays, and pays.
Car industry decline may explain falling volumes. Meanwhile, renewable advocates should prepare for price backlash on renewable closures; and what’s behind a change of view on regulatory decisions?
Greens win bid for Senate Committee to investigate potential for a battery storage “boom” in Australia, to boost renewables and the resilience of the grid.
Preliminary report into SA blackout appears designed to help the Coalition to beat state ministers around the head about renewables. But the AEMO report fails to answer key question, including how it handled events in the lead up to the storms.
The governing body for our energy market, the Australian Energy Market Commission, has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.
Victoria plans biggest investment in new generation capacity in Australia since creation of the National Electricity Market. It would do well to learn from South Africa.
The success of commercial lighting continued to weigh heavily on energy efficiency prices in Victoria, while audit delays causes prices to rise in NSW.
Australian network pricing policy is increasingly dysfunctional. At minimum, it’s a barrier to innovation and progress. At its worst it means inefficient, high cost electricity. So can we fix it?