12 May 2016: Interconnectors are playing an increasingly important role in Europe, with Denmark able to source its entire peak load from its European neighbours. In contrast however, in 2014-15 South Australia despite having one of the highest rates of renewables penetration in the world only imported 16.7 per cent of its electricity from Victoria. We look at how the interconnection of Europe could be used as an example to ensure energy balance and security of supply across Australian states.

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5 May 2016: Diesel generation brought into Tasmania to help deal with its Black Swan event, low water storage and a fault on the Basslink interconnector, has helped boost supply since March, but now the focus has shifted to a feasibility study into a second interconnector. Will this energy crisis change the approach taken to managing Tasmania’s future energy security?

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28 April 2016: According to the Energy in Australia 2015 report Australia's power prices were lower than the OECD average. And were low by overall international standards. With a gap of 29 US c/kWh between the least and most expensive OECD economies power prices, how does Australia compare?

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