AEMO enacts full pandemic response plan 19 March The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) can confirm that Australia’s energy systems and markets are currently operating in a safe and secure state, as the nation responds to the fast moving COVID-19 threat. AEMO is now enacting its full suite of pandemic responses to provide the maximum…

NSW to lead the nation on emissions reduction 14 March The NSW economy will see over $11.6 billion of private investment and 2,400 new jobs under Stage 1 of the NSW Government’s plan to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Energy and Environment Minister Matt Kean said the plan, the first of its kind in…

Hiringa & Ballance welcome government support for world-first green energy project 7 March Ballance Agri-Nutrients and Hiringa Energy have welcomed Deputy Prime Minister Rt Hon Winston Peters’ announcement today, with a $19.9 million investment from the government’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) to support the establishment of a world-first ‘green’ hydrogen project in Taranaki. The $50…

World’s biggest battery showcases robust renewable grid of the future 29 February International engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon today released a new report analysing the performance of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage system and the value to the National Electricity Market following its second year of operation. The Hornsdale Power Reserve, owned…

Another step forward for Wide Bay wind farm project 22 February One of the largest grid-connected wind farms in the southern hemisphere is a step closer for the Wide Bay-Burnett region, with the Palaszczuk Government granting development approval for Forest Wind. Minister for Planning Cameron Dick said the project, which is proposed to comprise of…