Engie to auction off old coal plant parts in series of online auctions starting in September. Get your bidding fingers ready.
European power giants Engie and Uniper pull out of major Dutch carbon capture and storage project in same week as US project abandoned.
First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.
Mothballed Pelican Point power station fires up again after Origin agrees to sell it some gas and take its output, possibly giving opening to solar thermal.
With Hazelwood set to close, Andrews government unveils $5m scheme to install solar PV, hot water at 1,000 Latrobe Valley homes.
The bailout of the Portland aluminium smelter is arguably the dumbest thing the normally sensible Andrews Labor state Government will have committed to. And it will bear direct subsidy and power costs that amount to more than $500,000 per direct employee, per year.
Engie to invest in new large scale solar farms as it prepares to close Hazelwood, confirming the rapid shift from coal fired power to solar in Australia. Still, conservatives and fossil fuel lobbyists are continuing to attack renewables.
With no economic option to clean it up, and no buyer, the French owner of Victoria’s Hazelwood coal power plant has confirmed it will close in March 2017. Engie also looking to sell Loy Yang B coal plant, and WA Kwinana gas station, as it transitions to low-carbon generation.
French newspaper says sources confirm Hazelwood brown coal generator will close in April, if not before.
Engie may have put its Australian assets up for sale, including Hazelwood. Would AGL be interested in an asset swap and replace an ageing gas plant with renewables?