South Australia urges regulator to get on with approving new NSW-SA interconnector, after AEMO finds it will deliver net benefits in an accelerating energy transition.
Pressure on coal heavy countries like Australia and the US to commit to a coal phase out, as UN chief calls for an accelerated end to coal.
A new ACT parliamentary inquiry to identify opportunities to position Canberra as a national renewables innovation hub.
AEMO considers ditching plan to model the Morrison government’s ‘gas led recovery’ in next ISP, after key energy market players question whether it was even plausible.
The Morrison government opens applications for $50M in funding for CCS projects, despite higher costs and high profile project failures.
Labor balances commitment to zero emissions with support for gas and CCS in a proposed policy platform, ahead of a looming federal election.
UN review of emissions targets finds countries “nowhere near” on track to keep global warming to safe levels, and countries like Australia must do much more.
Renewable Energy Zones and large-scale storage added to the federal government’s Infrastructure Priority List.
Australia’s emissions begin to head back up in latest figures, as the Australian economy recovers from the symptoms of Covid-19.
Coal generators and oil and gas producers dominate latest list of Australia’s largest emitters.