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Generator Reliability Obligation: Do wind and solar need to beat the tax?

Generator Reliability Obligation: Do wind and solar need to beat the tax?

Developers of wind and solar projects may try and accelerate their projects to get in in front of the proposed generator reliability obligation.

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Hazelwood gone today – Liddell gone tomorrow. Are we ready?

Hazelwood gone today – Liddell gone tomorrow. Are we ready?

Early action on transmission should be at the top of the new Energy Security Board’s agenda if we are to connect enough wind and solar and hydro to replace retiring coal generators.

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Finkel: Let's not be railroaded into a bad deal on clean energy

Finkel: Let’s not be railroaded into a bad deal on clean energy

It is particularly important that State and Federal Energy Ministers, meeting tomorrow, do not lock in poor climate change and energy outcomes.

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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.