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Jan. 21, 2021

Vic power unit outages leave market unfazed

Sudden outages at two coal power plants in Victoria over the weekend did little to rattle the electricity market in the normally critical mid-summer period in a sign of how rapidly the state's power grid is transforming.
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Jan. 07, 2021

Pace of change requires a united approach to energy policy

There is no more potent evidence of the ongoing transformation of Australia’s energy supply than today’s assessment of the health of the national electricity market.
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Jan. 07, 2021

Renewables ‘can bust congestion’

The federal government’s energy security adviser has suggested renewable energy generators be offered incentives to build projects in particular zones across Australia, in a bid to drive investor confidence and deliver long-term benefits to consumers.
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Jan. 07, 2021

National energy ‘anarchy’ must be solved

The Australian Energy Market Operator has had to intervene 250 times in the past financial year to either turn off grid-destabilising renewable power or turn on gas-fired peak demand plants.
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Jan. 07, 2021

Runaway LNG price sends warning to gas buyers

An unprecedented surge in prices for LNG in Asia is ringing alarm bells among industrial energy users on the east coast amid forecasts that domestic gas prices could be driven back up into double figures, despite lacklustre demand.
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Jan. 07, 2021

Power industry backs national approach to reforms

Electricity suppliers have thrown their weight behind a push by the country's top energy policy adviser for a national approach to spurring on-demand power generation amid worries of a splintering between states that could further delay new projects.