ESB chief Kerry Schott plays down concerns around proposed ‘capacity mechanism’ telling forum its not designed to keep coal operating.
ESB chair says not to worry about when coal plants might close, because they’re already going broke.
Australia can expect days of 100 per cent renewables with increasing regularity, as market share of wind and solar grows, ESB chair says.
Kerry Schott joins Energy Insiders to discuss the proposed options for the energy market reform, and why coal generators are not viable, and may need support.
ESB unveils market reform options to manage an accelerating clean energy transition, but most focus will be on what it proposes for coal generators.
ESB chief Kerry Schott warns Taylor against market interventions following Yallourn closure announcement, saying such threats are “not helpful”.
New reports from the Energy Security Board highlight priority focus areas for a grid destined for a high renewable future.
Energy Security Board has its mandate extended for another 12-months, as energy ministers finally agree to let the body finish its NEM redesign work.
A former Abbott business adviser, who once called for Snowy Hydro to privatised, and renewables critic, has been appointed to the Snowy Hydro board.
ESB chair says propping up old coal generators is a bad idea – other technologies are better placed to secure reliable power; and hails performance of Tesla big battery.