AEMO to help establish new renewable energy zones in Victoria, as part of $3.5bn of network projects to help smooth transition to 50% renewables by 2030.
Vestas senior vice president “outraged” by claims that renewables developers should foot the bill for grid upgrade costs as more wind and solar comes online.
The growth of rooftop solar in W.A. means the world’s biggest isolated grid could be a blueprint for the planning of a distributed energy system.
W.A. utility to decommission 54km of poles and wires and replace with 13 Micro Power Systems combining solar, battery storage and a back-up diesel generator.
Victoria government changes state planning rules for grid connections for large-scale solar and wind energy development.
AEMO issues market direction for back-up power for first time in W.A. grid and wants quick adoption of technology and market solutions to deal with increased volatility.
Plans for network of ultra-fast EV chargers could be on hold as proponents discover potential threat from hidden network cost.
Victoria’s blackouts on Sunday had nothing to do with any crisis of energy supply – coal, renewable or otherwise. But why let the truth get in the way of a good smear campaign?
Regulator finally approves demand management incentive scheme, encouraging networks to invest in battery storage and micro-grids, rather than poles and wires. Had it come a decade earlier, it might have negated the climate and energy wars.
Billionaires get it. A million households get it. And so do thousands of businesses. So why does Australia’s government – and its principal regulators – fail to understand that the way to a cheaper, cleaner and more reliable grid is with more renewables, not less.