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Renewable jobs break 10,000 barrier

Renewable jobs break 10,000 barrier

The number of people employed by large scale renewable energy projects has broken through the 10,000 job barrier for the first time, according to the Australian Renewable Energy I ...

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$250 billion replacement bill for power: AGL

$250 billion replacement bill for power: AGL

Power generator AGL estimates that the cost of replacing Australia's ageing power generation fleet in the coming decade will come at around $250 billion. AGL, which has plans to e ...

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Liddell. Is it the future or the past?

Liddell. Is it the future or the past?

The future of the ageing Liddell coal fired power station in the Hunter Valley is the centre of discussions between owner AGL and the Federal Government, with suggestions public f ...

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Victorian supply at risk this summer, says AEMO

Victorian supply at risk this summer, says AEMO

Victoria has more than a 40 percent likelihood of a shortfall in energy supply in the coming summer, significantly higher than that of South Australia, according to the Australian ...

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New index says renewables power 70pc of homes

New index says renewables power 70pc of homes

A new renewable energy index says that renewables generated enough power in 2016/7 to power 7.1 million Australian homes, around 70 percent of the total. The Renewable Energy Inde ...

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States lead renewable charge while Canberra argues

States lead renewable charge while Canberra argues

Australia's states and territories are driving the uptake of renewable energy and are filling a policy vaccum left by Commonwealth inaction, according to the Climate Council. The ...

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Victoria ups the ante with VRET

Victoria ups the ante with VRET

Victoria's announcement of a legislated Renewable Energy Target to be met with $1.5 billion in wind and solar projects has set a new pace for the development of renewable energy, ...

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New fund to develop Vic solar farm

New fund to develop Vic solar farm

A new funds manager, Impact Investment Group, will underwrite the development of a new 19MW solar farm in north-west Victoria. Impact's investment portfolio is led by former Pacif ...

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AMEO talks tough with retailers

AMEO talks tough with retailers

The new chief of the Australian Energy Market Operator, Audrey Zibelman, has said energy retailers will face more regulation if they can not demonstrate how they will reduce price ...

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Hydro’s big plans for Tassie

Hydro’s big plans for Tassie

Tasmania could double its power generation from 10,000MW per year to around 20,000 MW and drive down electricity prices in the island state. Hydro Tasmania's chief executive Steve ...

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