Climate Change Authority sets rules of renewable energy review; solar displaces big wind in Broken Hill; NSW slashes environment jobs.
Already millionaires many times over, Mike Fitzpatrick, Tim Roberts and Tim Holmes have gained a five-fold return from their investment in Carnegie Wave Energy.
Carnegie strikes PPA for 2MW wave energy plant as Mike Fitzpatrick emerges with significant stake in Perth-based developer.
Grattan Institute says reverse auctions could be a more effective way of deploying low emissions technologies. Many would agree, although they would argue that the scale of ambition should be larger, and such a scheme should be additional to the RET, rather than replace it.
Energy death spirals come in varying forms: from investing way too much money in energy infrastructure just as demand declines, and in the form of a bakery chief caught holding a smoking bun. It’s been quite a week – entertaining and transformative.
Infigen Energy says ground-breaking hybrid plant could have a profound impact on the way Australia produces electricity.
New data shows that the number of “super peaks” in Australia’s energy demand fell dramatically last year. No wonder the generators are bleeding, and bleating.
The Coalition’s energy policy presumes that Australia has too little energy capacity, rather than too much, and hasn’t caught up with the plunging cost of solar. Could it evolve to try and win the debate on delivering cheaper energy? Greg Hunt says he’s on to it.
Lockheed Martin to take key role in helping design and build 19MW wave project in Australia – but it won’t be complete till 2017.
The plunging costs of solar PV and the arrival of new financing options is demolishing the idea that the technology is just a privileged plaything of the rich. Welcome to mass-market solar PV. The irony, however, is that it’s the very wealthy who are helping make this possible.