Australian news, and some related international items

18 August REneweconomy news

  • Graph of the Day: South Australia’s wholesale price changes in 2017
    SA chart paints a picture of how power prices were higher when gas dominated the fuel mix in the state.
  • Origin to add “a Hazelwood” of renewables by 2020, but says CET remains “critical”
    Despite an upbeat renewables outlook, Origin Energy CEO says the market is not out of the woods yet, and that for investment to keep up momentum, policy stability remains at a premium, and the introduction of a Clean Energy Target is critical.

    • Jay Weatherill on hydrogen, load-shedding, community activism and his critics
      The SA Premier talks eggs, sausages, solar thermal, battery storage… and why the federal Clean Energy Target still matters.
    • Origin FY17: Revenue up, margins up, customers down
      Origin Energy lost electricity customers but grew revenue, price and margin for the full-year 2017. Overall the result was strong at virtually every line.
    • Chinese climate impacts will hit Australian economy
      How hard will climate impacts in China hit Australia’s economy? It’s a question for the Senate inquiry into national security implications of climate change.
    • AGL launches free rooftop solar energy monitoring service
      AGL is offering households with rooftop solar systems a free service to help them protect potential savings by monitoring their systems.
    • Origin rides high power price wave – but says it has to stop
      Origin results show its retail division made the most of a “transitioning energy market.” But CEO says further power price rises “bad for everyone.”
    • New Energy Solar recognised as an ABA100 winner
      New Energy Solar has today been recognised as an ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2017.
    • New Secretary appointed for DELWP
      The Andrews Labor Government has today appointed Mr John Bradley as the new Secretary of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP).

August 18, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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