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The NEG, and what it means for Australia's carbon credit market

The NEG, and what it means for Australia’s carbon credit market

With the NEG kicked down the road, it is a good time to step back and consider the implications for Australia’s climate policies.

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AEMO looks forward. Where does AEMC look?

AEMO looks forward. Where does AEMC look?

AEMO has been a breath of fresh air in 2017. It’s a shame that while AEMO is looking forward, the AEMC is looking the other way. Leadership matters.

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Ramping and duck curves

Ramping and duck curves

Grid reliability and flexibility in the NEM would be much of an issue for the next few years except for the fact that the coal generation fleet is getting very old.

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Energy Efficiency market report - the big rally continues

Energy Efficiency market report – the big rally continues

Price jump in the VEEC market across the last 5 months has been massive, with speculation and then confirmation scheme administrator will reduce the attractiveness of some commercial lighting products.

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Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Emerging markets now account for the majority of growth in solar power, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance .

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Busting more myths about South Australia's wind and solar

Busting more myths about South Australia’s wind and solar

The recent performance of wind and solar in South Australia – 63 per cent of consumption – dispels a few myths around renewables and makes a nonsense of the proposed National Energy Guarantee.

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Know your NEM: Why AEMC needs a fresh view of policy mess

Know your NEM: Why AEMC needs a fresh view of policy mess

AEMC chief John Pierce has had a long run, perhaps long enough. And why sale of Loy Yang B is good for competition.

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National Energy Guarantee's bizarre approach to reliability

National Energy Guarantee’s bizarre approach to reliability

The more we look at the NEG, the more bizarre it gets. And it seems disrespectful, or even arrogant, of the ESB to think an overnight thought bubble is going to be superior to carefully developed process in overseas markets.

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China contractors and finance may help Adani's mega coal mine

China contractors and finance may help Adani’s mega coal mine

The potential involvement of China state-owned contractors and financiers may help Adani in its push for the mega coal mine in Queensland.

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West-east gas pipeline pre-feasibility study

West-east gas pipeline pre-feasibility study

The Turnbull Government is pleased to announce that ACIL Allen, in conjunction with GHD, is the successful tenderer to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the West-East Gas Pipeline.

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Investor confidence could be smashed without additional detail

Investor confidence could be smashed without additional detail

This plan to provide a plan is almost the worst outcome possible for investment certainty. If more detail doesn’t emerge soon, it could be as bad for renewables as the Abbott years.