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Category: Utilities

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First turbines from Silverton wind farm switched on

First turbines from Silverton wind farm switched on

Production begins from the first turbines at 200MW wind farm near Broken Hill.

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Market Insight residential electricity price series

Market Insight residential electricity price series

New data shows that energy consumers are paying more than they think in their bills, and more than what the regulator admits.

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Remote NT community goes "solar only" by day

Remote NT community goes “solar only” by day

Indigenous community of Daly River officially running on solar only during day, after installation of 1MW PV and 2MWh lithium-ion battery system.

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Energy reliability: risks so small "they are barely visible"

Energy reliability: risks so small “they are barely visible”

Modelling for Reliability Panel says risk of supply shortfalls in NSW after Liddell closure is one millionth of one per cent – “so small, they are generally not visible on the chart”. So much for the government scare campaign about blackouts.

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Changes to Horizon power board

Changes to Horizon power board

Horizon Power welcomes the appointment of Stephen Edwell as the new chairman of Horizon Power and Kylie Chamberlain as a Non-Executive Director.

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Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Households can hold grid together when big coal units fail

Last week, Australia’s largest generation unit tripped, sending frequency out of its normal band. What happened next explains why the smart grid has arrived.

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Could a new owner of Liddell power station keep workers safe?

Could a new owner of Liddell power station keep workers safe?

Any buyer of the ageing Liddell coal fired power generator needs to take account of the significant safety risks to workers of ageing, failing equipment.

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Powershop, Diamond lead "new breed" of people-focused power retailers

Powershop, Diamond lead “new breed” of people-focused power retailers

Upstart electricity retailers Powershop and Diamond Energy again win 5-star rankings in independent Green Energy Guide. AGL, meanwhile, earned itself an elephant stamp.

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Redflow recruits new skills for next phase of growth

Redflow recruits new skills for next phase of growth

Australian battery company Redflow Limited (ASX: RFX) has named experienced technology executive Tim Harris as its new CEO to focus on the company’s growth and commercialisation.

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Know your NEM: The tricky question of network values

Know your NEM: The tricky question of network values

Gold plated or not, the idea that governments would agree to a write-down or rebate on network costs is laughable.

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Write-downs and rebates: What states can do about gold-plated grid

Write-downs and rebates: What states can do about gold-plated grid

State governments now have an opportunity to reset the clock – to pay off the mistakes of the past and let consumers guide choices about our future grid.