2019-20 summer highlights need for enhanced energy system resilience 22 June The impact of unprecedented and catastrophic fires coupled with other extreme weather events experienced throughout Australia last summer highlights the need to strengthen resilience across Australia’s electricity and gas networks, supported by fit-for-purpose regulatory arrangements. AEMO’s National Electricity Market (NEM) Summer Operations Review, published…

Delivering cheap and clean power through more renewables 12 June In another significant step towards 50 per cent renewables by 2030, the Northern Territory Government has announced priority electricity market reforms to address system security and reliability, encourage private investors and maximise the amount of renewable power in the network. These priority electricity market reforms…

Sustainable Energy Action Plan out for comment 8 June The City of Stirling has set its sights on sourcing 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources in the next 10 years under an ambitious plan released for comment. The Sustainable Energy Action Plan also sets the City a target to reduce its carbon…

Jemena calls for renewable gas certification to unlock Australia’s bioenergy potential 29 May Leading energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has called for a national approach to green accreditation for renewable gases, such as biomethane and hydrogen, as part of its submission to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Bioenergy Roadmap today. A certification system would enable…