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Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

More than $3 billion in renewable energy projects in Tasmania could transform the state into a “battery storage” resource for the nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in th ...

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AEMO blames software for SA crisis

AEMO blames software for SA crisis

A software setting for wind turbines has been isolated as the factor behind the South Australian power blackout in September last year. The final report from the Australian Energy ...

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Spark sees opportunity in SA “crisis”

Spark sees opportunity in SA “crisis”

Spark Infrastructure is reportedly supporting the investment of as much as $500 million to build new connection points for renewable energy projects in South Australia to better i ...

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Solar “Uber” trial kicks of in WA

Solar “Uber” trial kicks of in WA

Western Australian start-up Power Ledger has begun trialling its electricity trading software at the Busselton Lifestyle Village. The pilot project will see participants using Pow ...

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$10b Chinese buy out of bounds

$10b Chinese buy out of bounds

Australia has risked angering Chinese investors and the Government by ruling out the $10 billion sale of NSW distributor Ausgrid to two Chinese groups. Citing the national interes ...

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AEMO modelling shows need for change: CEC

AEMO modelling shows need for change: CEC

A report forecasting potential energy supply shortfalls in South Australia, Victoria and NSW after the retirement of old coal fired power plants was “a forecast of the future if n ...

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NZ renewables hit 90pc

NZ renewables hit 90pc

Renewable generation in NZ has hovered at around 90 percent this year, a strong indication that the country's target of 90 percent renewable by 2025 will be achieved. Utility Tran ...

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Garnaut’s solution? Batteries

Garnaut’s solution? Batteries

Climate change expert Professor Ross Garnaut says that new storage technology is ready to be deployed and is mature enough to avert energy crisis similar to that experienced in So ...

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SA “crisis” boosts case for second Basslink

SA “crisis” boosts case for second Basslink

Tasmania is reportedly using the spike in spot power prices in South Australia earlier this month to boost its case for a second Basslink cable connecting it to the mainland and t ...

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Foreign ownership fight looming over Ausgrid

Foreign ownership fight looming over Ausgrid

The potential $10 billion purchase of NSW electricity distributor Ausgrid by a Chinese company is fast becoming a political issue, with powerbroking Senator Nick Xenophon question ...

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