Dispatch problems identified by regulator are really short term issues, or ones that can be better managed via market arrangements rather than regulation.
Former Powerlink CEO Merryn York named as acting chair of Australian Energy Market Commission, meaning all four of country’s main regulatory bodies now led by women.
AEMO says registration of biggest solar farm in West Murray region a major step forward for local grid.
ESB admits voltage issues a legacy of networks accommodating huge influx of air conditioners, and it’s wrong to blame rooftop PV for blowing up your kettle.
Nearly 95,000 customers lost power, some for up to four hours, when a gas power station tripped and caused a cascade of failures at other gas units. Who knew?
It is time to consider the community and social factors underpinning a non-optional critical component of Australia’s energy transition.
Will wind and solar farms lose their “semi-scheduled” status? New software that allows them to dodge negative prices is taking away capacity. And the grid operator is not pleased.
Albanese rules in CCS, rules out nuclear, and indicates compromise on targets as he seeks energy and climate deal with Morrison.
Two big utilities that operate big batteries – EnergyAustralia and AGL – split from peers and argue against proposed delays to five-minute settlement period.
Tesla argues for energy market reforms to be accelerated as Australia’s big energy incumbents call for delays.