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Harnessing the power of consumer energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced a major new initiative that will see the whole-of-the-energy industry working together to harness the potential of consumer owned energy. 

Latest official Australian energy statistics

Energy consumption in Australia increased by 1 per cent in 2016-17, according to the 2018 Australian Energy Statistics, released recently by the Department of the Environment and Energy. While...

Boosting research into exporting renewable hydrogen

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced it has awarded $22.1 million in funding to 16 research projects to propel innovation in exporting...

CleanCo to make power bills cheaper

The Palaszczuk Government has kicked off the establishment of CleanCo, Queensland’s new renewable energy, publicly owned electricity generator.

HYDROGEN HITS THE ROAD

Energy Networks Australia has welcomed the release of the National Hydrogen Roadmap, which sets out a blueprint for the development of a hydrogen industry in Australia, showing a cost competitive...

New Microgrid Program For The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government will fund a $3 million grant program to help grow the new energy technology sector in the Latrobe Valley. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio announced the Latrobe Valley...

Mining and energy drive midmarket merges in 2018

Renewed interest from the United States and Canada has helped propel the Australian M&A sector to a strong first half, with mid-market deals valued between $10 million and $250 million accounting...

Rethinking the role of hydropower in Australia

Although hydropower is older than wind and solar generation and battery storage, its role in Australia and around the world has never been more important. Guest post by Tammy Chu Hydropower is still...