Almost 400,000 homes and business lost power across Queensland following reports of an explosion at the Callide coal-fired power station.
The Queensland Competition Authority has cited strong investment in renewables as a reason for reducing solar feed-in-tariffs in regional Queensland.
New transmission line that could unlock major wind and solar resources in remote Queensland takes a big step forward.
Major industrials Sun Metals and MSF Sugar join state government-led “virtual power plant”, that will draw electricity from customers around the state to bolster supply during peak demand.
Queensland govt launches Electric Super Highway, names first 18 locations for “green-powered” EV fast charging stations.
Queensland Competition Authority directed to investigate the potential benefits – for both networks and consumers – of introducing of time-of-use solar tariffs.
Qld solar and storage trial goes into third phase, with new retail product – Tariff 14 – designed to help guide customer energy consumption.
Newly introduced rooftop solar and battery storage limits could send some households at least partially off-grid – potentially bringing forward the much discussed death spiral. Meanwhile, regulator warns system upgrades will require entire system to meet latest standards.
Queensland government-owned Ergon Energy Retail inks another solar PPA, this time for 12 years with FRV’s 100MW Liliyvale Solar Farm.
Regional Queensland utility says it has mapped its network for suitable sites to install EV chargers along a “super-highway” running from Toowoomba to Cairns.