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Six things governments must do to reform the energy market

Six things governments must do to reform the energy market

Australia’s electricity market is no longer working and needs substantial reform. Here’s a list of six things that should happen.

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Low emissions target: Energy security needs a carrot and a stick

Low emissions target: Energy security needs a carrot and a stick

The proposed low emissions target is not a big vote winner for the Coalition, but doing nothing may well be a vote loser. These considerations may outweigh the risk of alienating its conservative rump and the coal lobby.

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Energy Efficiency report – commercial lighting juggernaut roles on

Energy Efficiency report – commercial lighting juggernaut roles on

The commercial lighting juggernaut rolled on in Victoria across May with installation activity continuing at a rapid pace and VEEC supply actually managing to grow.

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Fall in renewable energy certificate futures intrigues market

Fall in renewable energy certificate futures intrigues market

The big fall in LGC market for 2019 delivery intrigued the market. Maybe there are more wind and solar projects than most think.

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Energy market in crisis: We need a plan, and new rules

Energy market in crisis: We need a plan, and new rules

Rule changes are needed to ensure there can be quick and efficient responses if there are shortages in generation.

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Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Leading the charge: Battery storage to jump-start clean energy transition

Battery storage is set to jump-start the clean energy transition while at the same time disrupting the traditional utility business model.

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South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea is Australia’s second biggest customer for thermal coal, but election of Moon Jae-In as president raises doubts about future of coal generation in that country.

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LGC prices fall sharply as solar and wind projects grow

LGC prices fall sharply as solar and wind projects grow

LGC prices ended April at $78.25, a 12 month low and a drop of 8% on March’s close.

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Telco, online energy retailer merge to take on coal-laden utilities

Telco, online energy retailer merge to take on coal-laden utilities

Junior telco amaysim buys online retailer Click Energy to create an “asset light” company that can specialise in “smart home” and challenge energy retailers and incumbent utilities without the burden of legacy fossil fuel plants.

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Gas generators hold South Australia consumers to ransom, again

Gas generators hold South Australia consumers to ransom, again

Market rules again under focus as SA generators push up prices, and regulator report documents another incidence when gas plant “failures” and rebidding pushed prices to stratospheric levels.

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Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says Europe, US well advanced on energy policy, technologies

Finkel says other countries “well advanced” on energy policy, technology reform, as many of 360 submissions plea for bipartisan approach.