2021

Powershop bleeding customers after Shell takeover, amid 'greenwashing' concerns

Emilia Terzon, ABC News, December 11, 2021  

 

Experts question Labor's claim it will cut power bills by $378 by 2030

Mike Foley, The Sydney Morning Herald, December 07, 2021  

 

'Kill the viability': big batteries to lose out from electricity grid rule change

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, November 30, 2021  

 

Is switching energy providers worth it?

Richard Aedy on The Money, ABC Radio National, November 25, 2021  

 

'Reaching back to the horse and cart': Morrison government's gas plan panned 

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, November 26, 2021  

 

Tesla batteries seen undercutting Australia's $7.1b Marinus Link project 

James Thornhill, The Age, November 25, 2021  

 

Australian battery company revolutionises 140-year-old technology

Laura Chung, The Sydney Morning Herald, November 25, 2021  

 

Big batteries will render Marinus Link "obsolete", new analysis suggests 

Michael Mazengarb, Renew Economy, November 24, 2021  

 

Marinus Link project likened to Snowy 2.0 in damning new report warning of 'dead-weight loss'

Laura Beavis, ABC News, November 24, 2021  

 

Can renewables take us all the way?

Rachel Mealey, ABC The World Today, November 2, 2021  

 

Here's why Australians won't be hit by those soaring gas prices we're seeing overseas

Rod Myer, The New Daily, October 22, 2021  

 

'It will dwarf coal': NSW plan seen as a 'leap forward' for hydrogen

Nick Toscano and Nick O'Malley, The Sydney Morning Herald, October 13, 2021  

 

Demand for home batteries grows

Emilia Terzon, The Business ABC, September 29, 2021  This video is available until 9pm, 6 October 2021  

 

Why solar feed-in tariff cuts are driving a spike in household battery uptake

Emilia Terzon, The Business ABC, September 29, 2021    

 

'Drawing a line': Victoria to oppose special payments for coal plants

Miki Perkins and Peter Hannam, The Age, September 17, 2021    

 

Large-scale renewable investment may be trending up; rooftop PVs

Natalie Filatoff, PV Magazine, September 13, 2021    

 

New report says HumeLink on wrong economic footing

Katie Haley, Tumut and Adelong Times, September 13, 2021    

 

Snowy 2.0 hit by another blow out in costs, and consumers will foot the bill

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, September 13, 2021    

 

Households could be up for $2b electricity transmission cost blowout

Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald, September 12, 2021    

 

What does the "solar tax" mean for consumers? Here are six key takeaways

Sophie Vorrath, One Step Off The Grid, August 12, 2021    

 

Energy retailers are being clobbered. Here's why that's good news for you

Rod Myer, The New Daily, July 30, 2021    

 

Solar tax survey slammed by energy experts for "misleading" consumers

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, July 27, 2021    

 

Australia's 'sun tax': solar energy supporters split over how to make electricity grid fairer

Adam Morton, The Guardian, July 17, 2021    

 

Big $300m battery to be built without Government aid in market first

Peter Hannam, The Age, July 5, 2021    

 

Rooftop solar is not the preserve of the wealthy, so why tax it?

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, June 28, 2021    

 

Emission impossible: Barnaby Joyce's power play fires up the Nationals

Nick O'Malley, Zach Hope and Mike Foley The Sydney Morning Herald, June 26, 2021    

 

'Solar tax' founded on false premise, according to policy centre

Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, June 23, 2021    

 

Thrashing out public and industry submissions to the AEMC rule change

Natalie Filatoff, PV Magazine, June 14, 2021    

 

Charging to export solar: will it send the system backwards?

Bruce Mountain, Energy Magazine, June 14, 2021 - This article originally appeared on The Conversation    

 

Return of the Sun Tax

Tristan Rayner, PV Magazine, June 12, 2021   

 

Morrison government's $600m gas power plant at Kurri Kurri not needed and won't cover costs, analysts say

Adam Morton, Environment Editor, The Guardian, June 10, 2021   

 

Industry skewers "messy" solar tax proposal in joint submission to AEMC

Sophie Vorrath, One Step Off The Grid, June 3, 2021   

 

Queensland Government responds to failure at coal-fired Callide power station by turning to battery power 

Lily Nothling and staff, ABC News, May 27, 2021   

 

Yackandandah's community battery may not be 'big' but it's enough to 'petrify' energy providers 

Emilia Terzon, The Business, May 24, 2021   

 

The Business Monday 24 May 2021

​Bruce Mountain interviewed about community battery storage by Emilia Terzon. This video has expired.

 

The Business Wednesday 19 May 2021

​Bruce Mountain interview by Kathryn Robinson. This video has expired.

 

Queensland joins Victoria in opposing rooftop solar tax, prefers battery support

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, May 6, 2021   

 

NSW solar households to get paid less for daytime exports, more for evening peak

Sophie Vorrath, One Step Off The Grid, April 30, 2021   

 

Fears proposal to charge households with solar panels to export electricity will kill demand for solar energy

Nadia Daly, ABC News, April 29, 2021 

 

The PM's 'hydrogen valleys' are empty

Aaron Patrick, Financial Review, April 23, 2021

Gas shortage fears ease with new terminal coming online

Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald, March 29, 2021

'It's been tough': LaTrobe Valley Workers contemplate future with Yallourn closure in midst

Rhiannon Tuffield, The Courier Mail, March 27, 2021 

Solar tax may be outrageous. But is it as bad as it sounds?

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, March 26, 2021 

Why charge solar homes for sending energy to the grid while coal generators get off scot-free

Ellen Roberts, The Sydney Morning Herald, March 25, 2021

The renewable energy rush is being held up by lack of federal policy

Rod Myer, The New Daily, March 23, 2021

A Labor - Liberal political alliance propped up Portland to save coal

Aaron Patrick, The Financial Review, March 22, 2021

Coal plant closures loom large as NSW backs hydrogen for the Hunter

Mike Foley and Nick Toscano, The Sydney Morning Herald, March 12, 2021

Under pressure: coal-fired power plants feel the heat from renewables

What are big batteries and how could they reshape the electricity grid?

Push for deeper cuts as Victorian emissions sink to lowest level in decades

How is Australia travelling with the switch to electric cars?

No taxes to hit net zero: PM

‘Ambitious’ energy reforms set to cut household power bills

How this woman scored $1,300 a year without working