AEMO report into blackout suggests fall in wind output, caused by an easily fixed “self protect” mechanism, was main cause of blackout. But wind industry says catastrophic fall in voltage as transmission lines fell was biggest culprit. And everyone wonders why AEMO had no plan B.
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The first of the massive – longest in Australia – wind turbine blades arrive for NSW 175MW White Rock wind farm.
Infigen Energy’s Miles George will retire as managing director at end 2016, but plans to continue in renewables sector, and in role advocating for it.
Trustpower’s faith in Australian renewables shaken again, as NZ utility delays demerger plans in wake of SA power system failure.
Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg have emphasised the importance of energy security following SA blackout. But do these politicians really know what energy security means in a modern energy landscape?
Labor states accuse Turnbull of peddling “ignorant rubbish”about wind and solar in the wake of the South Australian blackout.
South Australia’s electricity shock exposed an emerging conflict between Australia’s climate policies and the demands of our energy market.
Suzlon Energy’s Tulsi Tanti says making wind turbines in Australia would be a “win-win”, but market must first demonstrate stability, growth.
Continued technological advancements are expected to continue reducing the cost of wind energy, according to a new survey of leading wind experts.
Vattenfall’s record breaking bid for two offshore wind farms, RWE splits in half and new milestones for solar.
The attacks on solar by Craig Kelly, the new head of the Coalition’s environment and energy committee, know no bounds, and no facts. Here’s why his claims are rubbish.