Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.
Energy Security Board instructed to ignore Paris climate goals as main business lobby group asks for seat at table in talks around proposed National Energy Guarantee. This comes as more confirmation received on hurried and secret proposals, and as Coalition launches another scare campaign about renewable energy costs.
California produces more solar power per capita than any other city in California, and it is close to producing more renewable energy than it uses.
Standards Australia says industry roundtable has broadly agreed to “review” proposed rule banning li-ion batteries from being installed inside homes and garages. But rifts emerge in industry.
ACT government opens third competitive grants round, in a $4m extension of its home battery storage subsidisation scheme.
Australian energy storage industry registers thousands of protests against Standards Australia's proposed home battery ban. Industry body says if draft adopted, the energy storage industry in Australia and globally will be "thrown into chaos.”
Early adopters of rooftop solar, and now battery storage, have got Australia's energy revolution well underway. But what's in it for those of us still smarting from a 200% increase in power bills? And how can we make the new energy market a fair one?
Hello Solar put together an interactive map documenting all of the cities in the US that have committed to moving to 100% renewable energy.
An electricity market "about as bad as you can get" has helped put household solar – and storage – back in the spotlight of Australia's renewables shift, prompting forecasts of "massive growth."
What is a reasonable Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and why should a solar household in Bundanoon receive less than a solar household in Ballarat?
Frustrated by bloated power bills and frequent shutoffs, citizens of Pueblo have lobbied the city council to abandon natural gas and switch to more affordable renewable energy.
This year, the retail part of the electricity sector will be getting lots of official attention. Deservedly so, because the "cheap offers" are no longer so cheap.
Victoria solar households to get big lift in payments for exports to the grid, but Greens say households still being sold short.
AEMC report says most Australian households can expect to pay between 4-10% more for their 2017-18 electricity bills, thanks largely to the cost of the RET and the exit of Victoria's Hazelwood brown coal plant. But is it really as black and white – or even green – as all that?
Hurricane Matthew made a blunt case for microgrids last week as it toppled thousands of electric poles and wires across four American states.
Energeia report finds that an enlightened Australian electricity market, built around demand-based network tariffs, could save as much as $16bn in avoided infrastructure costs and cut power bills by 30%.