Australian news, and some related international items

News from REneweconomy today

  • What will incumbents do next? “I expect them to go broke”
    Garth Heron, who is now the head of Wind Power Development at Neon Australia, shares his blunt assessment of what incumbents will do next in their war against renewables in Adelaide.
  • After a lengthy industry consultation period, the GBCA has released new versions of the Green Star Interiors rating tools which promise to drive the uptake of low-carbon buildings, incentivise new industries and challenge the market leaders to innovate.
  • Renewable Energy Market Report – steady as she goes
    The market for renewable energy certificates steadied in June as traders absorbed the implications of the Finkel Review for the current RET.
    • New back-up rule means end of cheap wind power in South Australia
      The ability of wind power to deliver significant price falls in South Australia has been eroded by new rules that require more expensive gas generators to operate at times of high wind output. The days of “negative pricing” may be over.
    • Photon Energy plans 316MW solar farm for southern NSW
      Netherlands-based solar developer reveals plans to build largest solar farm in NSW – and one of biggest in Australia – a 316MW project near Gunning.

July 5, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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