The uptake of rooftop solar has defied the expectations of energy utilities, but networks now see it and battery storage as the key to their future. Ausnet’s Alistair Parker explains why.
A new conservative think tank proposes an orderly and faster closure plan for coal generators. Can conservatives really get on board the energy transition?
In a world of ageing coal clunkers and big dreams of renewable energy exports, we speak to Josh Gabbatiss from Carbon Brief about the potential for green hydrogen.
A combination of corporate and state government demand rescued many wind and solar projects in 2020. Chris Briggs explains why.
We talk to UQ’s EV specialist Jake Whitehead about the impact of the proposed electric vehicle road tax, and look at the contest of ideas between NSW and Canberra, and more big battery and green hydrogen announcements.
NSW energy minister Matt Kean explains why the state is fast-tracking plans to transition from coal to renewables. Plus: Australia’s newest big battery, and very big green hydrogen plans.
Tilt Renewables CEO Deion Campbell explains why wind farms are better value than solar right now, and challenges at Dundonnell. Plus: Big renewable visions from NSW and Fortescue.
The head of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Ian Learmonth, expects a “raft” of battery storage deals, but says role of CEFC in new gas generation is “debatable”.
Big solar, big batteries and gas: Transcript of the interview with CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth on Reneweconomy’s Energy Insiders podcast.
This is an edited transcript of the Oct 29 episode of the Energy Insiders podcast, featuring China coal expert Ryna Cui