AGL signs up contractor to advise on closure and demolition of Liddell coal generator, and fast-tracks closure of one unit because it is not reliable.
Networks make final pitch for new transmission link seen as crucial for South Australia to reach net 100 per cent renewables, and for NSW to exit coal.
Regulator allows gas network to hit customers with higher charges to pay for pipelines before an anticipated mass exodus and a switch to renewables.
Record-breaking investment in large-scale solar and wind energy generation has helped to slash electricity prices for standing offer customers in NSW, Queensland and SA.
We, too, once supported the dogma that any export price would be bad to the bone. Two things changed our mind.
Trip of South Australia’s biggest gas unit in middle of night sends prices to $15,000 market cap, because that’s what it took to get a Snowy diesel generator fired up.
South Australia urges regulator to get on with approving new NSW-SA interconnector, after AEMO finds it will deliver net benefits in an accelerating energy transition.
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.
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.
Regulators trigger Retailer Reliability Obligation for the very first time, acting to fill a generation shortfall to be left by closure of Liddell.