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Network Opportunity Maps to pave way to smart, renewable grid

Network Opportunity Maps to pave way to smart, renewable grid

A web-based interactive map – dubbed the Uber of the electricity market – will help pave the way for a smart and renewable grid.

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AEMO announces Drew Clarke as new Chair of its Board

AEMO announces Drew Clarke as new Chair of its Board

Mr Clarke will replace Dr Anthony (Tony) Marxsen, who is retiring from the Board following the 2017 Annual General Meeting in November.

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Charts of the week: Busting electricity market myths

Charts of the week: Busting electricity market myths

If you ask mainstream media, renewables are the key driver of Australia’s rising power prices; a scourge that’s at its worst in South Australia. Yeah, nah.

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Origin backs NEG, even though it fails to match climate target

Origin backs NEG, even though it fails to match climate target

Origin Energy’s newly released decarbonisation plan shows the gen-tailer is taking climate change rather more seriously than the Coalition.

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Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

With energy policy set to remain a political battleground in Australia, physics, in the form of global warming, will continue to gradually push decarbonization to the top of the policy agenda.

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Telstra unveils its big battery - it's nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Telstra unveils its big battery – it’s nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Never mind Tesla’s big battery in SA, Telstra has 1GWh of battery storage in its current fleet, and plans to put it to use on the energy market.

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Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Electricity emissions continue fall after Hazelwood closure

Report says emissions have fallen after Hazelwood closure, but finds It hard to think of a more expensive & unreliable way to achieve reliable and affordable energy than prolonging the life Liddell coal generation.

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Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Governments should stick to their job of making policy

Fears of the unstoppable energy transition are reinforced and amplified by vested interests and selfish, small minded losers who try and slow it down. Look at how energy prices jumped since Coalition’s intervention on Liddell.

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Better data would improve transparency in electricity market

Better data would improve transparency in electricity market

Better data would reassure consumers that price changes are the result of real problems, such as weather or machinery failure, rather than market manipulation.

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How to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant

How to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant

Wev’e done the modelling on how to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant – including wind, solar, storage and gas. We just need politicians to get out of the way and get on the bus.

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An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

An end to blackouts? Demand management success depends on collaboration

As national debate over energy supply reaches fever pitch, more attention is now being paid to the role of demand management, a weapon of last resort in Australia.