Rottnest wind turbine stands alone but its influence goes far beyond Perth’s holiday playground. It turned Tony Abbott against wind energy. We find out why.
The mining industry is going green – at least in its electricity supply. A special “live” podcast from the Energy and Mines conference in Perth.
We look at the generator report card on how the grid is dealing with the present and shaping for the future. Plus: Lights out at Loy Yang A unit, while AGL looks to the future with telcos.
Former CEFC boss Oliver Yates talks about lessons from his recent Kooyong campaign and why the renewables sector needs to get its messaging right.
Morrison shuffles cards, and sea level expert John Englander explains why oceans are rising more quickly than expected.
Is Australia’s clean energy transition about to come to a crashing halt, or just hit a pause as the Coalition turns focus to coal? Clean Energy Council’s Kane Thornton discusses Morrison’s big win.
Peter Lewis from Essential Media on the likely outcomes in Saturday’s federal election, the role of climate and energy policy and the rise of the independents.
Ivan Higuearas, the international head of Gransolar, discusses why Australia is a global solar hot-spot, if we get the rules and policies right, and some interesting ideas about battery storage.
Power systems expert Bruce Miller questions why new wind and solar plants are required to install synchronous condensers, and questions other regulatory thinking about frequency and voltage.
Fresh from a landmark deal on the Bomen solar farm, focus in now turning to a huge solar farm and battery in NSW.