Updated: Matt Kean and his Tesla have done a wonderful job in convincing Dominic Perrottet to go green. But will the ideas stick now he is Premier?
Solar meets up to 106.1 pct of state demand in South Australia on Saturday morning, and later in the day rooftop solar alone reached 88.7 pct.
Transgrid may be forced to buy a pair of ageing, dirty diesel generators – rather than investing in a world-leading renewable micro-grid – due to Australia’s regulatory regime.
Switch to five-minute settlements on Friday will favour fast technologies such as battery storage over lumbering end-of-life assets such as coal plants.
Iberdrola to begin construction of 190MW solar farm in south-west NSW after sealing purchase from RES Australia.
Five years after its blackout, South Australia has the highest share of wind and solar, is the only state without supply shortfalls, and has reduced bills.
Regulators give all clear for Neoen and Tesla to resume commissioning of the Victorian Big Battery after identifying cause of fire and remedies.
AEMO to fast-track rooftop solar shutdown mechanisms in W.A. as part of a suite of measures to ensure stability in world’s most isolated grid.
Rooftop solar PV has a few important new benchmarks in South Australia, contributing 84.4 per cent of total energy demand on Sunday afternoon.
AEMO institutes early warning system for potential rooftop solar “shutdowns” if there is too much PV in the grid for it to control.