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Energy a "defining debate" of this parliament: Turnbull's key NPC comments

Energy a “defining debate” of this parliament: Turnbull’s key NPC comments

PM tells National Press Club energy is “a key debate” in 2017 parliament. Here are Malcolm Turnbull’s key comments on the subject.

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Blockchain + Energy… why all the fuss?

Blockchain + Energy… why all the fuss?

It feels like every other day there’s at least one new article touting blockchain as “the next big thing in energy.” But the blockchain is a bit of an esoteric concept to most of us. So, what is it?

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Why Origin Energy should lead with "on-demand" renewables business

Why Origin Energy should lead with “on-demand” renewables business

Origin Energy should consider a bid for NSW network operator Endeavour Energy and/or make a serious push into the Queensland renewable energy market, with the aim of developing Australia’s first large scale “renewables energy on demand” business.

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AEMO wants to spend billions more on networks, gas

AEMO wants to spend billions more on networks, gas

AEMO report sets out pressing challenges facing Australian electricity networks in future, looks to past for solutions.

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100% renewable grid not just feasible, but "reliable, robust and stable"

100% renewable grid not just feasible, but “reliable, robust and stable”

ATA report finds 100% renewable grid would be reliable and stable, with appropriate mix of generation sources, energy storage and upgraded infrastructure.

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Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Is it ok for the regulator to ignore electricity networks’ extraordinary profits?

Australia’s monopoly electricity networks are the most profitable businesses in Australia. And the consumer pays, and pays.

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India’s electricity sector transformation builds momentum

India’s electricity sector transformation builds momentum

India’s latest electricity sector report provides some clear insights into the progress on the electricity sector transformation.

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Know your NEM: Is decline of car industry undermining volumes?

Know your NEM: Is decline of car industry undermining volumes?

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?

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Australia "battery boom" potential in focus with new Senate Inquiry

Australia “battery boom” potential in focus with new Senate Inquiry

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.

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UK solar produces more than coal over half a year

UK solar produces more than coal over half a year

The UK’s solar panels generated more electricity than coal across the past six months combined.

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AEMO report into SA blackout raises questions, answers none

AEMO report into SA blackout raises questions, answers none

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.