2022

 

Ross Garnaut's Superpower follow-up tells a story of promise but also of peril

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, October 1, 2022

 

Australia's great energy transition reaches a 'tipping point' as clock winds forward for coal

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, October 1, 2022

 

Victoria's Loy Yang A power station will close as early as 2035. What does that mean for energy generation in the state?

ABC News, September 30, 2022

 

Victoria's largest power station shutting down 10 years early

Stuart Marsh & Adam Vidler, 9 News, September 29, 2022

 

Vic faces 'enormous' energy transition

Callum Godde & Cassandra Morgan, The Area News, September 29, 2022

 

AGL intends to close the Loy Yang power station

ABC News Online, 2.28pm, September 29, 2022

 

AGL announces it will close Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years sooner than planned

ABC News Online, September 29, 2022

 

A world-first power plant aimed at solving Mildura's rhombus of regret

Liam Mannix, The Age, September 26, 2022

 

Fork in the road: can Tasmania unwind the environmental damage at Lake Pedder?

Adam Morton, The Guardian, September 17, 2022

 

Western Australia has the cheapest energy in the OECD, as prices go sky high in eastern states

Rod Myer, The New Daily, September 5, 2022

 

6 ways buyers and owners can save thousands of dollars per year

Linda Moon, Domain Media, September 5, 2022

 

Elysian Energy enters voluntary administration after doubling its electricity prices in June

Zilla Gordon, ABC Radio, September 1, 2022

 

Why Paul Broad resigned from Snowy Hydro

Angela Macdonald-Smith, Financial Review, August 31, 2022

 

Power transfer: Why ute-loving Aussies are finally demanding electric cars

Tony Davis, The Age Good Weekend, August 27, 2022

 

Snowy Hydro boss Paul Broad resigns leaving project facing delays and cost blowouts

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, August 26, 2022

 

Will Snowy Hydro change its spots after sudden departure of CEO?

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, August 26, 2022

Snowy 2.0 boss quits

ABC RN Online, August 26, 2022

 

Snowy Hydro 2.0 a 'very great waste of public money' 

SKY News, August 22, 2022

 

The urgent push for Australians to get into electric cars

Isabel Moussalli, ABC News, August 19, 2022

 

Energy ministers' reforms to Australia's electricity market could be path to a carbon price, experts say

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, August 11, 2022  

 

Consumers warned to prepare for record high electricity costs

The Project, Channel 10, July 29, 2022  

 

Pocket shock

The Project, Channel 10, July 29, 2022  (available for 3 months)

 

Australians warned to brace for power bill hike

Shuba Krishnan, SBS World News, July 29, 2022  

 

Household energy bills set to soar

Producer Nicole Hegarty, ABC Radio National, July 29, 2022  

 

Consumers brace for drastic power bills hike

Joe O'Brien, ABC News, July 29, 2022  

 

Wholesale energy prices triple

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, July 29, 2022  

 

Consumers warned of looming 'nightmare' as AEMO reports record wholesale electricity costs

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, July 29, 2022  

 

Carbon credit chaos

Daniel Ziffer, ABC The Business, July 25, 2022  (available until 24/08/2022)

 

Into thin air: Why is Australia facing a gas crisis?

Josh Gordon, Sydney Morning Herald, July 24, 2022  

 

Victoria has gas shortages - why is this and what does it mean?

Amelia Hetherington, Mozo, July 22, 2022  

 

Green energy backers attack capacity proposal, saying we 'shouldn't be paying to keep coal and gas'

Daniel Mercer, ABC Online, July 21, 2022  

 

Victoria demands 'immediate measures' to prevent gas supply crisis

Josh Gordon and Lachlan Abbott, The Age, July 21, 2022  

 

Victorian family makes off-grid home dream a reality amid nightmare energy prices

Rochelle Kirkham, ABC News, July 14, 2022  

 

Victorian energy economist raises doubts about viability of Marinus Link

Isabel Bird, The Examiner, July 13, 2022  

 

'Berserk' power prices to make solar battery bundles the next big thing

​Gus McCubbing, Financial Review July 11, 2022  

 

AEMO's renewable energy roadmap ignores community stalemate, expert says

​MSN, July 01, 2022  

 

The cost of building a renewable future

​Jennifer Hewitt, Financial Review, June 30, 2022  

 

Could a storage target or a capacity incentive provide a lifeline for solar thermal

​Michael Mazengarb, Renew Economy, June 28, 2022  

 

Paying coal and gas plants to supply back-up energy a 'retrograde' step, Clean Energy Council says

​Peter Hannam, The Guardian, June 28, 2022  

 

Does Australia need Tasmania to become a multi-billion-dollar 'Battery of the Nation'?

​Rhiana Whitson, ABC News, June 28, 2022  

 

Sun cable: The giant project making Australia a world leader in renewable generation

Rod Myer, The New Daily, June 24, 2022  

 

Hopes energy market suspension 'has allowed for things to normalise'

​Sky News, June 22, 2022  

 

Power crisis 'could have been avoided', expert says, as Australians brace for for soaring electricity bills

​Alex Chapman, 7 News, June 20, 2022  

 

Australian energy crisis explained: what you can do about it

Nick O'Malley and Angus Thomson, June 18, 2022  

 

Snowy 2.0 is massively over budget and running behind schedule

​ABC 7.30, Bruce Mountain with Leigh Sales, June 16, 2022  

 

Is Australia's electricity market in crisis?

​ABC 7.30, Kelly Burns with Leigh Sales, June 14, 2022  

 

Qld electricity prices raise questions

​AAP Newswire, June 16, 2022  

 

AEMO suspends spot market in all eastern states

Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, June 15, 2022  

 

Energy economists are calling for change, so what can Queensland do to avoid future blackouts?

​ABC Business, June 15, 2022  

 

'Much too naive': extent of market cornering in energy crisis, underplayed, analyst says

Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, June 14, 2022  

 

Australia's energy ministers have an 11 point plan. Here's why it won't ease prices anytime soon

Peta Fuller, ABC News, June 9, 2022  

 

Your next power bill could hurt. Here's why

Bruce Mountain interview with Sam Hawley on ABC News Daily, June 7, 2022  

 

Labor needs to double the pace of its renewable energy rollout to meet 2030 emissions target. Can it be done?

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, June 6, 2022  

 

Electricity storage a critical challenge for incoming government, report says

Murray Silby, Kyabram Free Press, June 3, 2022  

 

Newly installed federal government faces a tough test on gas prices

Rod Myer, The New Daily, June 1, 2022  

 

Australia on the 'precipice' of a UK-style energy crisis as soaring costs push retailers out

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, June 1, 2022  

 

Why Australia needs to create a renewable storage target

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, May 31, 2022  

 

Focus on battery storage could be a cost-effective energy goal for Albanese government, report says

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, May 31, 2022  

 

'Bloodbath': Scrapped AGL demerger clears way for faster coal closures

Matthew Elmas, The New Daily, May 30, 2022  

 

Power price spike 'just the start' as smaller energy retailers struggle with surging wholesale market

Daniel Mercer, MSN, May 28, 2022  

 

Power prices are skyrocketing. It's time to shop around

Rod Myer, The New Daily, May 10, 2022  

 

Marinus Link locks in insurance broker to underpin $3.5 billion undersea cable

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, May 10, 2022  

 

Net zero policies split over hydrogen, batteries

Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, May 4, 2022  

 

Slow move to renewables blamed for power price spike

Rod Myer, The New Daily, April 29, 2022  

 

Labor's power price fall claims 'don't stack up'

Mark Ludlow, Australian Financial Review, April 27, 2022  

 

Dropping seeds by drone, Telstra starts carbon farming to offset its emissions

Daniel Ziffer, ABC News, March 24, 2022  

 

Carbon credit companies to cash in on multi-billion-dollar windfall from the government

Daniel Ziffer, ABC News, March 21, 2022  

 

States leave feds in the dust as Taylor and Bowen play politics on energy transition

Callum Foote, Michael West Media, March 16, 2022  

 

Five years on, Snowy 2.0 emerges as $10 billion white elephant

Ted Woodley, The Age, March 15, 2022  

 

Victorian offshore wind policy to hasten demise of coal

Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, March 11, 2022  

 

Behind Taylor's 'weird' decision that sparked Australia's carbon credit drama

Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, March 9, 2022  

 

'We're not the party of 2018': State Liberals adopt net zero target

Paul Sakkal, The Age, March 8, 2022  

 

Who is Mike Cannon-Brookes: The billionaire tech entrepreneur who tried to buy Australia's biggest energy provider AGL

Alex Brewster, ABC News, March 7, 2022  

 

Business urges Tasmania to abandon 'battery of the nation' plan

Peter Ker, Australian Financial Review, March 7, 2022  

 

What does AGL's takeover bid symbolise for Australia's coal future?

April Shepperd, Energy Magazine, February 24, 2022  

 

Interview with VEPC Director Bruce Mountain about AGL's rejection of an $8B takeover bid 

​Interview by Joe O'Brien, ABC News, Mornings, February 21, 2022  

 

Mike Cannon-Brookes and Brookfield in bid to take over AGL and shut down coal plants earlier

Adam Morton and Peter Hannam, The Guardian, February 20, 2022  

 

Tech mogul 'remains optimistic' on AGL bid

Marion Rae, Margaret River Mail, February 21, 2022  

 

NSW must accelerate renewables pipeline to compensate for Eraring

Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, February 18, 2022  

 

Dropping coal will hike power costs – unless the government gets its act together

Rod Myer, The New Daily, February 18, 2022  

 

Eraring Power Plant to close in 2025

​Produced by: Andrew Herlinger and Amanda Copp, first aired on The Wire 2SER FM Sydney, February 17, 2022  

 

Bob Brown Foundation slams Marinus Link as ISP "white elephant"

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, February 17, 2022  

 

Why the shutdown of AGL's coal-fired plants will probably happen even sooner than power giant says

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, February 11, 2022  

 

Gas losing favor in electricity market as renewables power on

Miki Perkins, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 9, 2022  

 

A hot Kurri Kurri: why Labor's fossil fuel proposal is worse than the Coalition's

Callum Foote, Michael West Media, February 8, 2022  

 

Australia's battery capacity set to double within months

Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, February 7, 2022  

 

Health workers call for AGL to quit coal amid concerns about health risks

Jarrod Whittaker, ABC Gippsland, February 1, 2022  

 

Marinus Link: connecting Tasmania's clean energy future

Rosie Bensley, Energy Source & Distribution, January 27, 2022  

 

South Australia sets renewable energy record

Lucy Jones, Planet Ark, January 21, 2022  

 

Regulator outlines "solar tax" rules, says onus on networks to prove they need it

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, January 20, 2022  

 

South Australia breaks record by running for a week on renewable energy 

​Nick O'Malley, The Sydney Morning Herald, January 16, 2022  

 

Model flexible coal plant set for early closure by 2032

​Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, January 10, 2022  

 

AEMO told to reassess death of coal

​Kanika Sood, Australian Financial Review, January 10, 2022