The Coalition has been an inexhaustible source of confident declarations that renewable energy faced serious, immediate limitations in scale and cost. Let’s fact-check that.
Renewables are making an important contribution to meeting peak demand and therefore addressing reliability, as this data from summer shows.
2017 has been an impressive year for renewables, but ends with a major cloud hanging over it: what happens once the RET is sorted?
A total of 120MW of rooftop solar was installed in November, knocking off five year old record set when demand was fuelled by premium tariffs.
I hate to break the news, but north Queensland will not be getting a new coal fired power station if the LNP are elected on Saturday.
Not long ago, energy market modellers thought we’d be building gas turbines everywhere to hit our emissions targets. How quickly things change.
Large-scale power project construction work has broken through 10,000 jobs and rooftop solar installs almost broke 100MW for the month. And Queensland has taken the lead.
Green Energy Markets Renewable Energy Index shows an industry delivering on its promise: fulfilling a large and growing part of Australia’s energy needs while also providing meaningful employment.
The PM only had to push energy reforms slightly further to make a world of difference, and protect consumers from the “laziness tax” exploited by utilities.
Tomago smelter wants a new coal generator, subsidised by the government. If it really wants coal power, why doesn’t it write out a contract itself?