Clean Energy Regulator officially declares that the RET is met, as new wind and solar delivered more than 33,000GWh in the 12 months to late January.
It was bad enough when Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey were railing against wind farms, but it’s now getting beyond a joke.
Some politicians struggle to understand the difference between a big battery and a big banana. One of them is not edible, the other will lay the path to a renewables grid.
AEMO says record installations and growing pipeline of wind, solar and storage mean Australia is well ahead of “step change” scenario.
Taylor promises $15 million to Darwin big battery, which is designed to support more solar and cut gas generation, and more funds for renewable micro-grids.
Fossil fools: Murdoch media has joined Angus Taylor and the coal lobby in pushing capacity markets. But they’re not what it thinks they are.
Networks make final pitch for new transmission link seen as crucial for South Australia to reach net 100 per cent renewables, and for NSW to exit coal.
EnergyAustralia to build first “green hydrogen” capable gas generator in NSW, but CEC says government funds shouldn’t be used for fossil fuel plants.
French nuclear giant EDF buys 280MW wind project in central Queensland, the first of a major pipeline of wind, solar and storage projects in Australia.
Regulator allows gas network to hit customers with higher charges to pay for pipelines before an anticipated mass exodus and a switch to renewables.