Dead ducks in the middle of the grid: Coal output pushed to record lows by solar
The owners of Australia’s ageing and increasingly decrepit coal generators have known for some time what a duck curve looks like. They may never have imagined, however, that it would grow this steep this quickly (see red line in graph above). AGL admitted this year that it had been caught by surprise by the growth […]
Rooftop solar sends Victorian power prices to zero every day for two months
AEMO's latest quarterly energy report highlights more negative pricing events, and an average daytime price in Victoria of zero over two months.
5B unveils more powerful, quicker to install Maverick solar solution
"200kW in a box:" Orders open for 5B Maverick, the latest iteration of the Sydney company's plug-and-play solution for rapid deployment of big solar.
Morrison refuses to release net zero modelling, as Australia outed for fudging climate report
Leaked documents show Australia trying to water down influential UN-backed climate report, as Morrison government refuses to release its net zero modelling.
Gupta’s Greensteel plant at Whyalla could be Morrison’s COP26 get out of jail card
Gupta plans to launch massive Greensteel investment in Whyalla, with possible involvement of Fortescue, as Morrison prepares to head to Glasgow.
Australia’s carbon credits leap above $33 a tonne in new surge
Buying from investors, intermediaries and corporates have caused the price of carbon credits in Australia to double in the past 12 months.
Sydney Trains goes zero emissions, with renewable certificate deal
Sydney Trains transitions its network to zero net emissions, after inking a deal with Red Energy to buy renewable energy certificates.
Cannon-Brookes to inject another $1.5 billion into renewables and climate push
Mike and Annie Cannon-Brookes pledge another $1.5 billion towards renewables and philanthropic projects helping cap global warming at 1.5°C.
Iberdrola commits £6 billion to develop 3GW offshore wind hub in UK
Iberdrola announces £6 billion investment in 3GW offshore wind energy hub to kick off UK's aim to build 40GW of offshore wind to meet net zero target.
Australia ranked worst amongst international peers for climate action, fossil fuel use
Australia ranked last among developed countries for climate action, due to its poor track record on emissions and its ongoing dependence on fossil fuels.
Rio Tinto plans massive 7GW wind and solar for smelters and iron ore mines
Rio Tinto plans 7GW of wind and solar to power smelters and iron ore mines as part of $10 billion plan to slash emissions in half by 2030.
Sun Cable names “powerhouse” to deliver world’s biggest solar and battery project
Sun Cable says world's biggest solar and storage facility to begin construction in 2023, names "powerhouse" consortium to help develop it.