Alinta chief says cost estimates for closing Hazelwood and Loy Yang coal plants “grossly underestimated,” shouldn’t be subsidised.
Tag: "smart energy"
Award-winning state green building program scrapped by Victoria’s former Coalition government, has been reinstated by Labor with a $33m investment over two years to cut building energy consumption and emissions.
The cut-price tariff negotiated between Origin and FRV for the 100MW Clare solar farm is not quite what it seems. Still, the outlook is good for solar – both large scale and rooftop – in Australia.
Don’t believe the spurious claims of nuclear shills constantly doing down renewables. Clean, safe renewable energy technologies have the potential to supply 100% of the world’s electricity needs
Our electricity market is a shambles. Here are some ways that an old and outdated system can be made better.
Report suggests California regulators and the gas company are purposely scaring the community and legislature into putting the leaking storage facility back online.
Renewable energy set new records in 2015 for dollar investment, and all in a year in which prices of oil, coal and gas plummeted.
Australia has an opportunity to capitalise on the increasing global demand for lithium batteries by developing recycling systems and creating models for leasing the resource.
Renewables, too, can supply baseload power – and something far more valuable: supply power flexibly according to demand.
A Sydney household’s perspective on pairing home battery storage – a 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall – with a 5kW rooftop solar system. How much solar power is being exported, how much is being imported… and when to bake cake.
AGL is working with 68 Melbourne households to trial how to to balance electricity demand spikes in hot weather and, ultimately, cut costs.