The State election underway in South Australia is underlining the Government’s intention to continue to “lead the race” on renewable energy deployment. The question is – a race to what end?
The latest report from the energy distribution sector highlights an expanding industry with great prospects for delivering carbon emissions reduction.
If the chairman of the ACCC, Mr Rod Sims is right, then Australia is about to take the almost unprecedented step of interfering with export contracts to redirect gas to the domestic market.
Organisations like the Australia Institute and the Climate Council never miss a chance to attack fossil fuel energy and promote the cost and reliability merits of renewable energy.
AEMO this week released its latest forecast of energy needs, highlighting a pressing concern for continuity of electricity supply in NSW and other parts of the East Coast network in the decade ahead.
Many Australians are paying more than they need to for their electricity, it has been revealed this week. To try to help consumers get the best deal, the Federal Government is moving to encourage electricity retailers to be more open with their pricing and billing practices.
An energy-intensive recycling plant in South Australia announced it would shut down this week, crippled by skyrocketing power prices.