Victoria puts out call for virtual power plants with rooftop solar and batteries
Victoria government puts out call for aggregators to expand the state's offerings of virtual power plants harnessing resources of rooftop solar and household batteries.
Ausgrid unveils new community battery project in Sydney’s Bankstown
Ausgrid deploys second community energy battery in Sydney suburb of Bankstown as part of two year trial.
Energy Insiders Podcast: Solar and wind driving fastest ever energy transition
CarbonTracker’s Kingsmill Bond on his new report showing why wind and solar are already driving the most rapid energy transition the world has seen. Plus: Biden’s stunning climate pledge, Morrison digs in, and the AGL break-up.
Orica bags half of Coalition’s latest carbon auction with explosives factory upgrades
A Newcastle explosives factory dominates the latest Emissions Reduction Fund auction, as participation in the fund remains subdued.
Wind and solar could replace fossil fuels 100 times over, says new report
A new report shows the stunning potential of wind and solar to fully displace fossil fuels from the world.
Morrison finds shameless new way to fake climate action as world steps up
As major emitters took major steps to enhancing climate action, Scott Morrison figured out a stunning new way to fake emissions reductions.
Biden pledges to slash emissions by at least half by 2030, Japan and Canada follow suit
Joe Biden has confirmed the new climate target for the United States will be to slash emissions by at least half by 2030. Australia refuses to budge.
No, Australia isn’t beating other countries on climate
Australia's government keeps claiming that it is beating a selection of other countries on climate. We decided to check the numbers.
Taylor expected to release ESB vision for future energy market next week
Key energy market reforms, that could recommend a scheme to subsidise coal and gas generators, expected to be proposed next week.
APRA warns banks will face lawsuits if they fail to account for climate risks
Financial services regulator issues draft guidance on the financial risks of climate change, flagging increased prospects of threats of climate litigation.
Coles signs two major new offtake deals with Neoen and Engie
Coles Group signs separate deals with Engie and Neoen to buy large-scale generation certificates from a range of operational wind and solar projects.
Big boost for battery storage in new rules that reward fast response on grid
New rules will create a market that favours the fast response of battery storage, wind and solar plants, helping the transition away from coal and gas generators.