Victoria joins NSW in rejecting a proposal to pay coal and gas generators to delay their closure, a plan being embraced by Angus Taylor.
Long-term targets are an excuse for “procrastination”, and even targeting net zero by 2050 will only lock in fossil fuel use, Australian think tank says.
AGL to mothball unit at Torrens B gas plant, as the growth of lower cost renewables and storage push ageing gas plants out of the market.
Regulatory approval for major new transmission link raises questions about who should bear the costs, and not just the poor old consumer.
ESB unveils market reform options to manage an accelerating clean energy transition, but most focus will be on what it proposes for coal generators.
AGL-backed Powering Australian Renewables fund leads $2.75 billion agreed bid for Tilt as the country’s biggest coal generator seeks to accelerate its shift to renewables.
Yallourn’s closure will take a chunk out of Victoria’s electricity supplies, but a deep pipeline of new wind and solar projects will make up the gap.
EnergyAustralia will close the Yallourn power station four years early, announcing one of Australia’s dirtiest power stations will be shuttered in mid-2028.
Angus Taylor claims credit for rising clean energy investor confidence, despite investors saying the Morrison government is one of the biggest barriers.
AEMC seeks views on proposed introduction of five-minute settlement rule change, as regulators focus on Covid-19 response.