Federal Government investment support could be provided to South Australian battery projects via the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has signalled its intention to provide financial backing to battery storage projects completed as part of South Australia’s $550 million energy plan, according to a statement from the agency released today. As part of the South Australian Energy Plan, up to $150 million will be...
The Federal Government has announced a dramatic expansion to the Snowy Hydro Scheme, increasing the scheme's ability to provide energy storage.

LIVE BLOG: Snowy Hydro 2.0 and Ministers square up on energy policy

RenewReporter will be running our first live blog throughout today as we try to keep...
Gas generation is set to be the winner from South Australia's energy plan, but market rule reforms are causing concern.

Could South Australia’s power grab spark an energy war between the States?

This week’s announcement of the largest state-based intervention into national energy markets by the South...
The new energy plan for South Australia will see a dramatic move towards gas, and will create regulatory headaches for market operators.

South Australia’s energy plan gives national regulators another headache

Jeffrey Sommerfeld, Queensland University of Technology The keenly awaited new energy policy unveiled today by South...
The South Australian Government will invest in a new publicly owned gas generator as part of its $550 million energy security plan.

The Six Pillars of South Australia’s $550 million energy security plan

The South Australian Government has today announced a $550 million package to address energy security...
Three new solar farms set for Queensland and Victoria have secured Australia's largest solar financing deal to date.

Three new solar farms secure Australia’s largest financing deal to date

Three new large-scale solar farms have secured the largest combined financing deal in Australia to date,...
Privatisation of electricity infrastructure has not lead to cost reductions many had hoped it would.

Why the free market hasn’t slashed power prices (and what to do about it)

Tony Wood, Grattan Institute The energy sector was supposed to be the showcase for privatisation and market deregulation. Yet in 2017, this premise is being...
Energy efficient housing limits impacts on the environment, as well as the cost of living for tenants.

Clean Energy fund invests $130 million in energy efficient community housing

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced a $130 million investment into community housing, as it seeks to support the construction of new...
The Climate Institute served as an influential voice on climate science and policy

So long, Climate Institute – too sensible for the current policy soap opera

Marc Hudson, University of Manchester The Climate Institute, which was among the first Australian NGOs to focus solely on climate change, is to shut down...
AEMO has predicted shortfalls in summer electricity supplies unless action is taken to fill gap left by gas.

Electricity shortages predicted unless action is taken to address gas market failures: Report

Australia’s gas market is on the verge of a major supply challenge, according to a new report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO),...
Victorian farmers, activists and parliamentarians have all been united by the issue of fracking.

Victorian Parliament unites to approve fracking ban

The Victorian Parliament has passed legislation banning fracking in the state in a rare showing of consensus amongst farmers, activists and parliamentarians. The ban permanently...
AMP and the CEFC have are in partnership to target investment in energy efficient buildings, such as 700 Burke Street in Melbourne's CBD

Investment boost for energy efficient buildings with $100 million CEFC-AMP Partnership

Investment in energy efficient buildings is set to be accelerated with the establishment of a new investment partnership to target energy saving initiatives in...