GE technology chief says days of “relying solely on synchronous generation for everything are over”. In a direct challenge to those who say grid security can only be assured by spinning coal and gas turbines, the world’s biggest provider of energy equipment says wind and solar can do the job just as well.
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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.
Tilt Renewables, the new entity created by a split in assets of NZ utility Trustpower, will be based in Melbourne, with “significant” development plans for Australia.
Infigen Energy says big rise in quarterly revenue due mainly to higher merchant electricity prices in South Australia, strong winds and higher LGC prices.
Two new wind farms to be built in Victoria after winning state tender and side-stepping utility capital strike on large scale renewables.
How long do we wait for evidence of harm before accepting something is safe?
Barnaby Joyce, whose electorate is about to become a major renewable energy hub, tells Murdoch media nuclear is cheaper alternative. No, Barnaby, it isn’t.