AEMC to fast-track assessment of new rules requiring energy regulators to undertake annual reviews of energy system security risks.
Regulators trigger Retailer Reliability Obligation for the very first time, acting to fill a generation shortfall to be left by closure of Liddell.
Grid and network operators look to wind, solar and battery storage to supply the essential grid services to be lost as coal and gas plants decline.
Updated: Tesla big battery at Hornsdale to double reserve capacity it makes available to state government to help plug gap in inertia.
Tilt Renewables says Dundonnell cleared to move to next level of production, lifting output to 295MW and using all 80 turbines.
Australia’s biggest wind farm is more or less complete, but its 149 turbines are standing idle more than a year after the original timetable for production. But we are not told why.
A worker has been seriously injured an a ‘transformer incident’ at the Liddell power station, with a unit likely remain offline for the rest of the summer.
AEMO to model faster paths to net zero emissions, with new “Export Superpower” scenario to assume Australia to get there by 2040, and more rapid emission cuts in electricity grid.
Angus Taylor’s emissions reduction forecasts assume even faster cuts than those contemplated in AEMO’s step change scenario, and accelerated coal closures.
Taylor intervenes in RERT market to pay smelter to act like a “big battery”, but not in the way that energy experts have been advocating.