Regulators overseeing the new energy market rules for Australia’s main grid must push back against the attempts by the coal lobby to hijack the process.
AusNet releases its preferred route for major new transmission link through Victoria to address “Rhombus of Regret” and unlock new wind and solar projects.
Neoen lands $160 million in finance from CEFC to fund the Victoria Big Battery, which will be the biggest in Australia.
Owner of two Queensland coal generators fined for failing to deliver grid services as promised, including in one incident when the power supply was put at risk.
Genex again seeks more time to lock in partners for Kidston pumped hydro project – but its not the only pumped hydro project to run into troubles.
CER seeks feedback on new carbon offset transparency report to drive greater interest in voluntary offsetting amongst Australia’s largest emitters.
Australia’s largest wind project remains idle, and ongoing delays means Origin Energy has to pay a large penalty for not producing enough renewable energy certificates.
Victoria to establish a separate body to manage and prioritise billions of dollars of network upgrades required to support the state’s transition to 50% renewables.
AEMO says number of connected wind and solar projects hit record high in 2020, but the queue for connection and registration is also growing.
Barnaby Joyce calls for CEFC to fund “high intensity” coal plants, but the emissions threshold he proposes would make that impossible.