Neoen and Pac Hydro settle legal action brought by the AER relating to South Australian blackout, agreeing to pay fines.
Smaller energy retailers welcome ACCC and AER investigations into potential market gaming by Snowy Hydro gas plant.
Regulatory approval for major new transmission link raises questions about who should bear the costs, and not just the poor old consumer.
Transgrid gets regulator tick for $1.83 billion in “transformational” new transmission link after CEFC makes its largest ever investment.
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.