Enel Green Power starts construction of new 34 MW solar plant in Australia 18 April Investment in the construction of the Cohuna Solar Farm amounts to over 42 million US dollars The PV project, located in the State of Victoria, is expected to start operations by the end of 2019, generating up to 77 GWh…

Genex executes connection agreement with Essential Energy for the 50MW Jemalong Solar Project 15 April Genex Power Limited (ASX: GNX) (Genex or Company) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding connection agreement with Essential Energy, responsible for one of Australia’s largest electricity distribution networks, for the 50MW Jemalong Solar Project (JSP…

Local and global experts to build Snowy 2.0 5 April Today Snowy Hydro Limited has achieved another significant milestone for Snowy 2.0 by appointing ‘Future Generation’ as its main contractor. Snowy 2.0, a world-leading pumped-hydro expansion project, together with the mighty Snowy Scheme, will underpin Australia’s transition to a renewable energy future. Future Generation is…

MLFs – an underappreciated risk to renewables projects 1 April Marginal loss factors (MLF) are an often overlooked element of the regulation of the National Electricity Market (NEM). The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has just released its draft MLFs for 2019-20. These results provide a sharp reminder of the risks posed by MLFs to…

Post 2025 market design for the National Electricity Market (NEM) 22 March The COAG Energy Council has tasked the Energy Security Board with developing advice on a long-term, fit-for-purpose market framework to support reliability that could apply from the mid-2020s. By the end of 2020, the ESB needs to recommend any changes to the existing…