COGATI is an extraordinarily complex beast, but its effect would be real and immediate – it would significantly reduce investment in large-scale renewables.
Next week’s NSW Smart Energy Summit comes at an exciting time for energy politics, as state energy minister Don Harwin and opposition spokesman Adam Searle outline their visions for renewables.
It is particularly important that State and Federal Energy Ministers, meeting tomorrow, do not lock in poor climate change and energy outcomes.
Australia’s electricity market is no longer working and needs substantial reform. Here’s a list of six things that should happen.
In the wash up of this week’s COAG Energy meeting, there’s a real risk the importance of the Finkel Review will be lost.
Contrary to Coalition claims, achieving 50% renewables by 2030 is not an economic or technical problem. It just needs to be made a policy priority.
Slashing support to the solar industry as a result of the federal government’s RET review would be really dumb politics. Here’s why.
There are no timing, resource or land constraints on achieving the 2020 renewable target. The barriers are political and financial, and a lack of ambition.
Let’s have a proper debate about why electricity prices keep going up, and whether we really need to spend $100bn replicating our old energy infrastructure.
The partnership between Australia and China is making the economics of solar persuasive, and the opportunities for Australia are endless.