Energy Insiders Podcast: What does Texas mean for Australia’s grid reform?
Texas blackouts have lessons for Australia. As climate impacts grow, new market reforms are introduced, and more battery storage comes into the grid.
Two Victorian towns could go off grid under new network proposal
Donald and Tarnagulla, west of Bendigo, could be the first large communities that are taken off grid and powered by local renewables and storage.
Gippsland town volunteers for micro-grid trial to reduce dependence on main grid
The town of Heyfield 200km east of Melbourne will be the guinea pig for new microgrid technology in a study led by UTS.
Australia cannot afford to allow coal generators to hijack clean energy transition
Regulators overseeing the new energy market rules for Australia's main grid must push back against the attempts by the coal lobby to hijack the process.
“Days of high solar tariffs are over”: Victoria regulator slashes FiT by one third
Victoria regulator says the days of high solar tariffs are over, as minimum FiT is slashed by one third due to falling wholesale prices.
Renewable Energy Zones, network expansions, added to Infrastructure Priority List
Renewable Energy Zones and large-scale storage added to the federal government's Infrastructure Priority List.
Redflow eyes “megawatt-hour” market for its ZBM flow batteries
Redflow eyes big future for its next generation of ZBM flow batteries, after delivering half-year results it says do not reflect the progress of the last six months.
Hyundai Australia to recall Kona and Ioniq electric cars and replace batteries
Hyundai Australia confirms it will recall electric Kona and Ioniq cars sold in Australia and replace their battery packs due to potential fire risk.
Australian greenhouse gas emissions rebound as Covid-19 restrictions lifted
Australia's emissions begin to head back up in latest figures, as the Australian economy recovers from the symptoms of Covid-19.
Texas was a warning. Australia needs to rethink the design of its electricity market
Australia’s electricity market is unsustainable. Texas shows us why.
WA’s “go slow” and “go fast” energy transition plans need proper modelling
It's an exciting time for energy policy in Western Australia, but neither side has given clear answers to some crucial questions.
AusNet pushes case for route through Victoria to unlock wind and solar
AusNet releases its preferred route for major new transmission link through Victoria to address "Rhombus of Regret" and unlock new wind and solar projects.