Digital energy trading Renewable Energy Hub aims to drive project finance and investment in renewables and “firming technologies” like battery storage.
Strategic bidding software backed by Arnold Schwarzenegger switched on across five Queensland and Victoria solar farms.
The two most senior energy bosses in Northern Territory sacked after report into Alice Springs “system black” identified major cultural and system problems.
Curtailment of wind generation in South Australia falls to just one per cent in latest quarter.
New study shows that solar plants can provide flexibility for grid operator that reduces use of thermal generators and battery storage, and delivers even lower emissions.
Angus Taylor might be viewed as the federal government’s most “anti-renewables” energy minister yet. But can he really stop the energy revolution as his supporters wish?
Don’t get too excited about the ACCC proposals on energy prices – the big players will be able to dance around them, precisely because of the huge power and protections offered them by the industry regulators, particularly around competition.
The pipeline of wind and solar shows 3.3GW of wind and 3.4GW of solar PV either commissioning, under construction or certain to proceed. Add to that another 3GW of rooftop solar.
Tesla says unprecedented chaos in South Australia’s electricity market on Monday highlights need for quick shift to 5-minute settlement. Coalition predictably blames renewables, while ACCC waves its hands and says price gouging is perfectly legal.
Turnbull’s purchase of Snowy Hydro means he is now both utility owner and policy maker. More concerning is that the newly purchased Snowy Hydro has a strong economic interest in preventing the battery storage market from taking off.