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Category: Energy Markets

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Abbott 1, Consumer 0. Turnbull's energy fudge locks in high prices

Abbott 1, Consumer 0. Turnbull’s energy fudge locks in high prices

If one thing is clear from the Coalition’s new energy policy announcement today, it is that Tony Abbott has won, and consumers have lost. Even in the most optimistic scenario presented by the government, energy consumers will see little reduction in their energy bills over the next decade. And that’s outrageous.

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Live: Turnbull unveils new energy plan - national energy guarantee

Live: Turnbull unveils new energy plan – national energy guarantee

The Turnbull Coalition government unveils its new energy policy.

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Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

Know your NEM: Laws of physics grind slowly, but surely

With energy policy set to remain a political battleground in Australia, physics, in the form of global warming, will continue to gradually push decarbonization to the top of the policy agenda.

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Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Australia wind and solar power overtake gas in September

Not long ago, energy market modellers thought we’d be building gas turbines everywhere to hit our emissions targets. How quickly things change.

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China dances the seven veils of decarbonization

China dances the seven veils of decarbonization

China’s decarbonization boat stayed in harbour this year but the winds of change continue to blow.

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NSW network to trial 1MWh grid support battery, as new suburbs boom

NSW network to trial 1MWh grid support battery, as new suburbs boom

MPower tapped by Endeavour Energy to install 1MWh battery on network in NSW, in a trial hoped to save $1m a year on grid costs.

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Politics be damned – consumers jump aboard the energy revolution

Politics be damned – consumers jump aboard the energy revolution

Australian energy politics might have reached peak stupid, but Australia’s energy revolution – led by innovators and incumbents alike, all focused on delivering smarter, cheaper power – is just hitting its stride. And consumers are getting into it.

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Telstra unveils its big battery - it's nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Telstra unveils its big battery – it’s nearly 10 times bigger than Tesla’s

Never mind Tesla’s big battery in SA, Telstra has 1GWh of battery storage in its current fleet, and plans to put it to use on the energy market.

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“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

“Slush fund for fossil fuels”: First NAIF loan deal slammed by green groups

Green groups slam NAIF approval of $16.8m loan for oil and gas port facility in Onslow WA – say it show’s fund’s true colours (hint: not green).

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CleanTech Index: Even the miners are supporting it now!

CleanTech Index: Even the miners are supporting it now!

Australia’s CleanTech Index outperformed the ASX in September and in Q1 of the financial year – just as it has over the last three years.

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Know your NEM:  Frydenberg’s election losing speech

Know your NEM: Frydenberg’s election losing speech

If a CET is abandoned, it will be NSW that will be thrown under a bus. Victoria and QLD have renewable share policies that incentivise new generation. NSW has no policy and despite being an energy importer is not getting its share of new generation investment.