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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Yallourn coal mine flood repairs to cost tens of millions

Source: The Age | July 5, 2021

5th July 2021 Massive cracks in the Yallourn coal mine caused by recent flooding have left a multimillion-dollar damage bill as the owner grapples with long-term repair works needed to …
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Two massive offshore wind farms proposed for Bass Strait

Source: Renew Economy | June 11, 2021

11th June 2021 Two new massive offshore wind farms have been proposed for either side of Bass Strait. Brookvale Energy is looking at an offshore wind project in Tasmanian waters …
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Yallourn closure signals a transition from coal power generation

March 11, 2021

11th of March, 2021 Source: The Age The early closure of Victoria’s Yallourn power plant has underscored the severity of the economic crisis engulfing the nation’s coal-fired generators and escalated …
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Major energy retailers hit by changing market impacted by renewables

February 5, 2021

Australia’s two biggest power and gas suppliers have been smashed by a collapse in wholesale power prices triggered by surging renewables, with AGL Energy booking shock write-downs of almost $2.7 billion and …
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