NSW ministers called on to prevent “wholesale destruction” of Kosciuszko National Park by Snowy 2.0 transmission line works.
Regulators trigger Retailer Reliability Obligation for the very first time, acting to fill a generation shortfall to be left by closure of Liddell.
NSW planning minister grants proposed Kurri Kurri gas power station ‘critical’ status, fast tracking Morrison’s latest energy market intervention.
CEFC strikes $125m deal with TransGrid to deliver new network infrastructure, helping to fund Snowy 2.0’s connection to the main grid.
Snowy Hydro is using unpublished negative price data to boost prospects of Snowy 2.0’s commercial success. But the claims raise more questions than answers.
Snowy Hydro reports fall in profits after year impacted by bushfires and lower energy prices, placing pressure on plans to expand its generation portfolio.
FRV lands “green loan” from ING to finance new 90MW solar farm in NSW.
S&P downgrades Snowy Hydro, saying its debt would be rated “junk” without backing of federal government, and plans for new gas generator rely on more government money.
Morrison back-flips on plans to build 1GW gas generator in Hunter Valley, conceding that a fraction of that was needed to replace Liddell. “I’m interested in doing,” he said.
A former Abbott business adviser, who once called for Snowy Hydro to privatised, and renewables critic, has been appointed to the Snowy Hydro board.