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April 15, 2024
The rapid deployment of solar and other renewables is creating new pressures on the efficient operation of electricity markets. Stephen Woodhouse looks at whether a shift from national to locational pricing offers a solution to optimal market design as decarbonisation efforts gather.
November 28, 2023
The Australian government’s start of competitive Contracts for Difference (CfD) tenders for dispatchable renewable energy capacity backed with energy storage is an unprecedented step for national energy policy.
October 19, 2022
Australia’s government is supporting the development of two major transmission projects to facilitate the connection of additional renewable energy capacity.
August 5, 2022
Germany solar developer Wirsol Energy has received development approval for its Maryvale solar and energy storage project in New South Wales (NSW) by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
June 24, 2022
The Australian Energy Market Operator has restored wholesale market in all regions of Australia after suspending it more than a week ago.
May 23, 2022
Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanese, has pledged to make the country a renewables “superpower” following his Labor Party’s victory in Saturday’s federal election, which ousted predecessor Scott Morrison’s conservative coalition.
August 25, 2021
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has invested in a cloud-based resource for developers that will make it easier and faster for projects to connect to the grid through a AU$2.23 million investment
August 10, 2021
Octopus Investments Australia has deployed Fluence’s AI-powered trading platform to optimise the output of its 333MW Darlington Point Solar Farm in New South Wales (NSW).
July 5, 2021
Australia’s electricity markets are undergoing a profound transformation from a centralised system of large fossil fuel plants towards an array of smaller-scale, widely dispersed solar and wind generators, grid-scale batteries and demand response, according to a new report from the Australian Energy Regulator.
April 28, 2021
South Australia saw record low daytime energy prices in the first three months of this year, driven by a sharp uptake in renewable power resources.

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