Regulator report into SA high price event shows generators have a new way to exploit their market power, underling the case for rule changes.
According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?
Victoria plans biggest investment in new generation capacity in Australia since creation of the National Electricity Market. It would do well to learn from South Africa.
Malcolm Turnbull’s signature Clean Energy Innovation Fund is to be stripped of nearly all its monies. Apparently, there is such a thing as too much innovation.
Victoria regulator makes landmark decision on solar feed in tariffs that could have implications for other states. But does it go far enough?
With about 72 million tonnes of coal stockpiled at mines and power stations,enough fuel for over 50 days operation – and power demand growth running lower than forecast.
That both sides of politics came so close to gutting ARENA is of major concern, but it’s also an opportunity to reflect on our priorities.
Cormann and Hunt says ARENA “savings” will be recaptured by cutting money to the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, before being forced to backtrack.
ARENA to have its funding slashed by $500m after Labor and the Coalition agree to compromise on government’s omnibus budget repair package.
EPA to scrutinise Engie plan to burn more coal at Loy Yang B, while BHP Billiton is reported to be considering re-opening the closed coal generator in Port Augusta.