Reforms to the NAIF, designed to give the Morrison government a greater ability to channel its $5 billion funds into gas infrastructure, pass the lower house.
Climate Change Authority tells inquiry that it has not been asked to model a zero emissions pathway for Australia.
Gutwein Government refuses to release documents showing advice it received before the signing of an agreement with the federal government on major energy projects.
ANAO questions processes to award millions in public funds to coal plant feasibility study, and the use of energy minister Angus Taylor’s private email address.
We analyse the closure of Yallourn, the response from Angus Taylor, and are joined by The City of Newcastle’s Adam Clarke on how the coal city is transitioning to clean energy.
The Sydney Local Government Area that is home to anti-wind crusader Tony Abbott is now powered almost entirely by wind.
ESB chief Kerry Schott warns Taylor against market interventions following Yallourn closure announcement, saying such threats are “not helpful”.
Yallourn closure will be quickly followed by others, and Taylor’s response shows the Coalition government has nothing to offer and doesn’t even understand what’s happening.
Yallourn’s early closure highlights a dawning realisation cropping up around the world – no grid needs coal. We can be rid of it quickly.
AEMO, the state government and industry welcome early notice of Yallourn closure, with only Angus Taylor warning of dire consequences.