NEG modelling promises death of large scale solar and wind projects, as well as battery storage under government target, and does not make the case for price falls.
A group of 23 energy researchers from 11 institutions have called for the full release of National Energy Guarantee modelling.
Despite the Coalition cheer-leading, data from AEMO and the Chief Economist shows quite graphically that thermal coal is in structural decline – in Australia and globally.
Chris Uhlmann’s tweet is just the latest in a long series of biased reporting on South Australia’s energy transition.
Josh Frydenberg claims South Australia is burning ‘80,000 litres of diesel an hour, just to keep the lights on’. With so many half-truths floating about in the so called ‘energy debate’, it’s worth unpacking this claim.
Sceptics might call it crazy to run a clean power ‘extension cord’ all the way to Indonesia, but the ELEXI plan to export Pilbara generated renewable energy to Asia has a serious team behind it.
When the NEG was nebulous, its boosters were able to promise all things to all people. Now, with slightly more detail out, it will be a really hard sell.
The Australian public has been ‘negged’ by unfounded fears of blackouts. Will we be ‘negged’ again by the proposed new energy policy?
South Australia is ready to lead again, this time with saltwater pumped hydro storage. Here’s an inside look at what is planned.
Much has been written about the $650m Aurora project, and I set out here to collect together what is known and fill in some of the gaps.