Solar exceeds coal for first time, as renewables set new records on Australia’s main grid

Source: Renew Economy | August 24, 2021

24 August 2021 On Sunday the combined output of rooftop solar and large scale solar farms exceeded that of brown and black coal generation for the first time in the …
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Tesla Megapack still burning, no word if any delays to Victoria Big Battery

Source: Renew Economy | August 2, 2021

2nd August 2021 On Friday morning, a fire broke out during the initial testing phase for the commissioning of the Victoria Big Battery. Fire authorities sent more than 30 fire …
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Origin Energy slashes value of Australia’s biggest coal-fired plant due to impact of cheap renewables

Source: The Guardian | August 2, 2021

2nd August 2021 On Friday, Origin Energy shares fell after they announced lower than expected earnings and the write-down of its assets. It cut the value of its power stations …
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Senex signs ‘rare’ long-term fixed gas contract

Source: The Australian Financial Review | July 23, 2021

23rd July 2021 Gas producer Senex Energy has locked in a “rare” long term fixed gas contract with an industrial customer to underwrite the junior explorer’s expansion plans and hedge …
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‘Nothing effective is being done’: Business warns PM’s cheap gas push is falling short

Source: The Age | July 15, 2021

15th July 2021 Australian manufacturers are warning the federal government is failing to deliver on its promise of a “gas-fired” recovery from COVID-19 as rising prices of the fossil fuel …
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