Energy Security Board releases consultation paper on renewable energy zone designs, to drive coordination between developers and network planners.
Tesla big battery at Hornsdale delivers a rapid 270MW flip – from charging at 120MW to discharging at 150MW – in latest testing for expanded facility.
A dozen big solar farms in south-western NSW, including the state’s three biggest that are yet to connect, face “material” constraints on their output.
Victorian farmer worried about the impact of major new transmission works delivers blunt message to DNSP. And while novel in approach, the sentiment is not new.
Infigen says revenues have been hit by Covid-19 impacts, but long term outlook heightened by pace of clean energy transition and AEMO’s 20-year blueprint.
Covid and rooftop solar take another big bite out of Origin Energy’s electricity business, as its main coal generator pushed close to minimum operational limit.
AEMO says severe constraints on nine solar farms in Queensland only likely to be a rare event, and if too many coal plants are sidelined.
AEMO says Australia is going to experience the most rapid energy transition in the world, like it or not, and it could deliver 94 per cent renewables 2040.
Another nine large-scale solar farms in north Queensland with total capacity of more than 700MW warned their output could be cut to zero due to “system strength” issues.
A government with Keith Pitt as resources minister, Angus Taylor in charge of energy, and a rump of hardline Queensland MPs, will give short shrift to the experts.