rss

Tag: "electricity"

42
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.

12
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.

2
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.

4
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?

6
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.

1
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.

61
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.

7
The $1.2 billion saving Australia's electricity rule-maker just knocked back

The $1.2 billion saving Australia’s electricity rule-maker just knocked back

The governing body for our energy market, the Australian Energy Market Commission, has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.

17
Victoria’s new renewables policy, and why it could learn from South Africa

Victoria’s new renewables policy, and why it could learn from South Africa

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.

0
Energy efficiency prices fall as commercial lighting booms

Energy efficiency prices fall as commercial lighting booms

The success of commercial lighting continued to weigh heavily on energy efficiency prices in Victoria, while audit delays causes prices to rise in NSW.

12
Energy Disruption: Is there a way to get network tariffs right?

Energy Disruption: Is there a way to get network tariffs right?

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?