BNEF says stunning cost falls mean clean technologies are beating coal and threatening to steal the grid balancing role from gas-fired plant operators.
No new coal plant made the Coalition’s shortlist for new generation, although Morrison has bowed to the far right and agreed to a feasibility study for Queensland coal plant.
Legal bid to block 180MW Twin Creek wind farm, with provisions for an energy storage facility more than twice the size of the Tesla big battery, has been rejected.
CEFC invests $10m in latest green bond from FlexiGroup – a $90.9 million issuance, with a large portion of rooftop solar, and a smaller portion of small-scale battery storage.
Sun Metals CEO says company looking to expand portfolio of renewable generation assets to further reduce its exposure to volatile grid electricity prices.
Sonnen expects to see a rapid expansion of its market reach, and battery storage production in its new Adelaide factory, following its purchase by oil giant Royal Dutch Shell.
German-based Senec chosen to supply home battery systems for Horizon Power’s solar and storage microgrid in coastal Pilbara town of Onslow.
Shell to take on Australian energy utilities within decade, trading power and servicing homes and businesses who will be “totally electric” for their power, heating and transport needs.
Oliver Yates to encourage councils to use Environmental Upgrade Agreements to encourage more people to use solar and storage.
If utilities spend billions on power plants it turns out they won’t need instead of investing in energy storage, their customers could pay more than they should to keep the lights on.