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The NT News reports Territorians are being asked to have their say on what Power and Water will invest in the electricity network to meet ongoing community demand.

Aug 03 2022
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The Australian reports the Albanese government has given gas producers two months to prove there will not be a domestic shortfall next year, as it threatens to use “big stick” export controls for the first time.…The story is also covered by the AFR and News Ltd papers.

Aug 02 2022
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The AFR’s Industry Insight produced in conjunction with Jemena writes in the puzzle of Australia's future secure, stable, and sustainable energy system, renewable gas used in Australia's existing gas infrastructure, is the often overlooked, yet critical, missing piece.

Jul 29 2022
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Nine Newspapers covers Minister Bowen’s introduction of the Climate Change Bill to parliament yesterday, which if approved would commit the federal government to cut greenhouse gases by 43 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030.

Jul 28 2022
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The AFR reports energy retailers have begun submitting sensitive information about their finances and hedging positions to the Australian Energy Regulator, documents that are likely to be at the centre of the agency's investigation into the industry after an unprecedented surge in wholesale prices.

Jul 27 2022
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The Australian reports that the Energy Security Board has declared Australia’s slow adoption of electric vehicles is an opportunity to learn from other countries about how best to incorporate them into the electricity grid.

Jul 26 2022
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AGL has announced a $40 million expansion of the Kiewa hydro scheme on Mount Beauty, Victoria’s largest hydropower scheme to boost the state’s capacity to back up renewable energy.

Jul 25 2022
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The Australian Financial Review reports Victoria's energy regulator has narrowed its focus on retailers and will now require them to submit only sensitive information about their hedging positions, amid increased scrutiny of companies that have urged their customers to leave.

Jul 22 2022
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The AFR reports the Australian Energy Market Operator ordered two gas-fired power plants owned by Snowy Hydro in Victoria to shut down to ensure sufficient pressure in pipelines.

Jul 21 2022
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The Australian reports AEMO has been forced to intervene for a second time in two months to help arrest gas shortfalls in Victoria... with the AFR writing AEMO late yesterday requested Queensland's LNG exporters to again make more gas available for the southern states as it warned of a shortfall of natural gas lasting until the end of September that could destabilise the Victorian supply system.

Jul 20 2022
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Nine newspapers report that gas at Lochard Energy’s Iona storage facility, near Port Campbell, is dropping to near-record levels…The Australian and News Limited papers also cover the story.

Jul 19 2022
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The AFR reports that the Australian Energy Market Operator has moved to recoup more than $85 million from electricity retailers in the first of a series of bills to cover the cost of last month's unprecedented suspension of the wholesale market.

Jul 14 2022
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The West Australian reports Carnarvon Energy has struck a preliminary agreement with WA's regional power provider Horizon Energy to collaborate on the development and production of renewable diesel.

Jul 13 2022
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The AFR reports that the Australian Energy Regulator used its legislative powers to transfer gas to AGL under ‘retailer of last resort’ provisions to bridge shortfalls in the generation market.

Jul 12 2022
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Increases in wholesale electricity prices in the June quarter of up to four times the level of the March quarter have underscored the huge price pressures in the sector that have left the market in turmoil and will hit consumers hard, the Australian Financial Review has reported.

Jul 11 2022
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The Australian Financial Review reports Brisbane's coldest July day for 30 years, a plant outage and cloudy weather that cut generation from solar panels have combined to again drive extreme spikes in wholesale power prices in Queensland that could lead to the renewed suspension of the NEM.

Jul 06 2022
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Energy Networks Australia’s Acting CEO Tamatha Smith writes in The Australian about the benefits of properly managing the EV revolution.

Jul 05 2022
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The Australian Financial Review has reported Victoria's plan to wean households off gas will drive up use of coal-fired power, and prematurely disincentivises pipeline investment that could ultimately deliver zero-emissions hydrogen and biomethane, say experts.

Jul 04 2022
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The ABC reports more than $12bn of investment in new transmission lines should begin "as urgently as possible" to ensure electricity supply is secure in the coming decade, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator.

Jun 30 2022
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Power generators are devising a plan to raise price caps in the national electricity system to avoid a repeat of the market suspension and ease an ongoing energy crisis, according to the Australian.

Jun 27 2022
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