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Category: Interviews

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Zibelman: Resisting energy transition like trying to resist internet

Zibelman: Resisting energy transition like trying to resist internet

AEMO boss Audrey Zibelman says energy transition as unstoppable as the internet, because economics and technology have changed. Some baseload may be needed in the future, but it doesn’t need to be coal.

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Conservatives attack storage report as "eco-evangelism", Finkel responds

Conservatives attack storage report as “eco-evangelism”, Finkel responds

Conservatives says new report on battery storage is just “eco-evangelism”. This is what chief scientist Alan Finkel said in response.

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Battery storage? Australia's rooftop solar boom has only just begun

Battery storage? Australia’s rooftop solar boom has only just begun

The buzz might be about batteries, but the mass adoption of solar PV by Australian homes – and the efficient use of this asset – has only just begun, as prices reach levels that appeal to the late majority, and as early adopters look to upsize their systems.

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Interview: AEMO's Zibelman says system black was "wake-up call"

Interview: AEMO’s Zibelman says system black was “wake-up call”

New AEMO Audrey Zibelman in a detailed interview on the challenges and opportunities in the changing energy system, her priorities, the market reforms needed, the lessons learned from the South Australia blackout, and why it was a wake up call for the industry as a whole.

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Big solar interview: Impact Investment’s Lane Crockett

Big solar interview: Impact Investment’s Lane Crockett

Lane Crockett shares his thoughts about the industry, including opportunities, solar costs and battery storage.

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Coal wars: A fact check for the Turnbull government

Coal wars: A fact check for the Turnbull government

An increase in the coal price and Turnbull’s apparent change of view means the Coal Wars are BACK. Re-arm yourself the facts.

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Podcast: Ausnet's Alistair Parker on mini grids and battery storage

Podcast: Ausnet’s Alistair Parker on mini grids and battery storage

Podcast: ITK’s David Leitch interviews Ausnet’s Alistair Parker about mini grids and battery storage and other stuff.

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Tesla on the renewable energy challenge in Australia

Tesla on the renewable energy challenge in Australia

Mark Twidell, Director at Tesla Energy Products & Programs, talks about the present and future of Australia’s renewable energy industry.

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Interview: Lily D'Ambrosio on Victoria's 40% renewable energy target

Interview: Lily D’Ambrosio on Victoria’s 40% renewable energy target

Victoria energy minister answers questions about state’s newly announced 40% renewable energy target for 2025.

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How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

How would you build the grid today? Q&A with Ergon chief Ian McLeod

Ergon Energy chief Ian McLeod offers his unique energy market perspective – as retailer and network operator – on how Australia’s grid needs to change.

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Battery storage barely scratched surface of possibilities in Australia

Battery storage barely scratched surface of possibilities in Australia

Battery storage it rolling out in Australia’s household and utility market, but South Korea’s Kokam says the possibilities are nearly endless – and that’s good for taking out fossil fuels.