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Tag: "electricity"

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Networks cry foul as AER cracks down on poles and wire returns

Networks cry foul as AER cracks down on poles and wire returns

Networks say Regulator draft decision will result in largest single cut to the amount the sector can recover on its investments. Consumer group says it could have been bigger.

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Taste of the future: Australia's southern states at 50% renewables

Taste of the future: Australia’s southern states at 50% renewables

Last week, in Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia, the share of renewable energy was above 50% for most of the time.

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How a hidden fossil fuel subsidy is costing homeowners thousands

How a hidden fossil fuel subsidy is costing homeowners thousands

Did you know most states’ building codes force people to connect a new house to the gas network? The question is – why?

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Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Electricity from concrete? Australian company claims breakthrough

Talga Resources claims breakthrough in production of conductive concrete, which could play role in wireless charging of EVs.

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If you need a PhD to read your power bill, buying wisely is all but impossible

If you need a PhD to read your power bill, buying wisely is all but impossible

Energy bills are becoming to complex to understand, but we can learn much by analysing them closely. Here’s how..

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The rapidly changing dynamics of Australia's grid

The rapidly changing dynamics of Australia’s grid

South Australia becomes net electricity exporter for first time, 12 new wind and solar farms were added, the amount of large-scale solar tripled, and rooftop PV kept a lid on demand.

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Graph of the Day: EV uptake to boost global electricity demand by four Australias

Graph of the Day: EV uptake to boost global electricity demand by four Australias

IEA’s conservative electric vehicle growth projections expect uptake to boost global power demand by 928TWh a year in 2030 – that’s four times Australia’s annual consumption.

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Energy retailer “switching” driving prices up, not down, says regulator

Energy retailer “switching” driving prices up, not down, says regulator

ESC chair says outcome of retailer switching drive has been “contrary to usual expectations” of increased market competition.

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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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Understanding energy blockchain: Retail, tech and hardware

Understanding energy blockchain: Retail, tech and hardware

Bockchain has promised to cut out the bloated and inefficient middleman, so it’s natural platforms would emerge targeting the retail value stream.

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Biggest winners, and biggest losers, of network monopoly game

Biggest winners, and biggest losers, of network monopoly game

For a Queensland household electricity bill with network charges of $1,000, the Queensland government profits from the networks amounts to $470.