Australia’s main grid reaches 50 per cent renewables for first time

Source: Renew Economy | November 8, 2019

8th November 2019 Australia’s main grid – known as the National Electricity Market – broke through the 50 per cent benchmark for renewable energy in one trading period on Wednesday, …
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AGL says two units out at Bayswater coal plant, but Loy Yang back by summer

Source: Renew Economy | October 31, 2019

31 October 2019 Australia’s biggest coal generator and biggest emitter AGL says two units at its Bayswater coal generator in the NSW Hunter Valley are out of action, but the …
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Queensland’s CleanCo targets energy ‘duck curve’

Source: The Australian Financial Review | October 29, 2019

29th October 2019 The chief executive of Queensland’s new state-owned renewable energy company CleanCo said its generation assets will help flatten out the so-called “duck curve” on the energy grid and deliver …
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Harvey Norman, IKEA lead big retailing buyers group looking for renewables

Source: Renew Economy | October 25, 2019

25th October 2019 A group of leading “large format” retailers have been given permission by the competition regulator to form a “buyer’s group” and are targeting renewable energy supplies in …
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Victoria bill to lock in 50% renewable target passes through upper house

Source: Renew Economy | October 18, 2019

18 October 2019 The Victorian Labor government bill proposing to boost the state’s legislated renewable energy target, or VRET, to 50 per cent by 2030 has been voted through parliament’s …
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