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"Prudent and efficient:" Regulator gives green light to make Marinus Link a reality

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 20 Dec 2023


SEC can't complete in cut-throat power game to lower bills, experts warn

Josh Gordon and Royce Millar, The Age, 13 Nov 2023


Renewable energy transition is cutting through prime farmland

Sue Smethurst, The Courier Mail, 6 Nov 2023


"The future doesn't involve you," and other things the AER won't tell dying gas networks

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 2 Nov 2023

Farmers sidelined, as wind and solar farms earn $1.6 billion in subsidies

Peter Hunt, The Daily Telegraph, 1 Nov 2023


SEC to sell power to manufacturers, but likely to struggle to bring down bills

Kieran Rooney, WA Today, 26 Oct 2023


Manufacturers and schools to buy energy directly from revived SEC

Kieran Rooney and Annika Smethurst, The Age, 26 Oct 2023

If wholesale power prices have dropped, why are power bills still so high?

Alex Ritchie, Rate City, 23 Oct 2023


Wholesale electricity prices drop but don't expect bill relief yet

Daniel Mercer, ABC Listen, 23 Oct 2023


Wholesale power prices tumble but experts warn little relief in sight for consumers

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, 23 Oct 2023

Australia needs 'drastic' renewables boost as nuclear not an option for decades, says centre-right thinktank

Adam Morton, The Guardian, 20 Oct 2023


Severe summers and El Nino effects heighten power system concerns

Online News, The Australian, 28 Sept 2023


​AgLife: Power to people

Libby Price, The Weekly Advertiser, 27 Sept 2023


​Political stoush over nuclear heats up, but will it be part of our energy mix

Rachel Pupazzoni, ABC The Business, 18 Sept 2023


​Can Australia really be an energy superpower?

Rachel Pupazzoni, ABC The Business, 8 Sept 2023


Regional Victorian Power Alliance visits Murrabit

Lloyd Polkinghorne, The Koondrook and Barham Bridge Newspaper, 7 Sept 2023


Albanese govt promises Italians $150M for cable for yet to be approved Marinus Link energy project

Matthew Denholm, The Australian, 5 Sept 2023


Half-size, same price Marinus Link 'preposterously expensive, unviable', says energy expert

Matthew Denholm, The Australian, 4 Sept 2023


Energy needs a contest of ideas, not a rigid central plan

Matthew Warren, Financial Review, 1 Sept 2023


Fed Govt says Snowy 2.0 still vital despite cost blowouts

Nick Grimm, ABC Radio, Listen, 30 Aug 2023


Snowy Hydro project price soars

Nick Grimm, ABC Radio, Listen, 30 Aug 2023


Marinus Link is a "critical" energy project, but now it's in doubt

Alexandra Humphries, ABC News, The World Today, 10 Aug 2023


Argument Beetaloo gas will replace coal emissions challenged

Jane Bardon, ABC News AM Radio, 10 Aug 2023


Australia's ambitious energy transition

Rhiana Whitson, ABC 7.30, 2 Aug 2023 (22 min mark, available until 1 Sept 2023)


Australia's energy transition is short-circuiting. Here's why

Jennifer Hewett, Financial Review, 3 Aug 2023 


D'Ambrosio rejects 'Plan B' for Victoria's green grid

Ben Potter, Financial Review, 2 Aug 2023 


Farmers battle prospect of high-voltage electricity lines on properties as expert's alternative plan rejected

Nicole Asher, ABC News/Business, 2 Aug 2023 


"Shorter, cheaper, more renewables:" VNI West critics come up with a Plan B

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, 2 Aug 2023 


Victorian electricity transmission charges could more than double if Australia's longest power line proceeds

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, 2 Aug 2023 


Sparks fly over planned power lines across farming land

Rachel Ward, Western Advocate, 2 Aug 2023 


New plan to end need for VNI West and Western Renewables Link

Peter Hunt, Courier Mail, 2 Aug 2023 


The $6b plan to get the energy transition back on track

Ben Potter, Financial Review, 2 Aug 2023 


Experts are warning that customers will continue to pay more for electricity

Ursula Heger, Channel 10 News, 27 July 2023 (6.3 minute mark) 


Tensions emerge between state and federal governments over Australia's energy grid roadmap

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, 23 July 2023 


Eraring power plant's 2025 closure 'very unlikely' amid delays to renewable projects, experts say

Alexander Lewis and Heath Parkes-Hupton, ABC News, 21 July 2023 


Heavy on the rhetoric, light on facts: campaign against net zero fields familiar tropes

Graham Readfearn, The Guardian, 20 July 2023 


'They will fight to the death': Farmers revolt at Victorian power plan

Ben Potter, Financial Review, 17 July 2023 


Mountain flags new energy option

Loddon Herald, 17 July 2023 


Why Your Power Bills Are About To Go Up

Host Claire Murphy, Mama Mia Podcast, 6 July 2023 


Data centres a black box of energy use, despite being major grid consumers

Rachel Williamson, Renew Economy, 5 July 2023 


Snowy 2.0 was always and 'extraordinarily risky project'

Andrew Bolt, SKY News, 4 July 2023 


Federal government launches review of transmission line planning to ease community opposition

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, 4 July 2023 


Australia has to stop using gas if it has any hope of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Taisce Occhiuzzi, SBS World News, 19 June 2023 (Bruce Mountain at 31 minute mark. Clip available for 6 days) 


Victoria comes under pressure to ban new home gas connections

Rachel Williamson, Renew Economy, 14 June 2023 


Government to take over Victoria's renewables planning

Adrian Black, The Young Witness, 9 June 2023 


Energy transition is trapped in 'approval quicksand'

Ben Potter, Financial Review, 7 June 2023 


Victorian council says VNI West powerline plan needed to 'keep the lights on' as new route surprises farmers

Emma Field and Kellie Hollingworth, ABC Rural, 30 May 2023  


How much government intervention in the gas industry is beneficial to consumers

Michael McLaren interview with Bruce Mountain, 2GB, 21 May 2023  


Overhead transmission lines debate rolls on

Jenny Pollard, The Buloke Times, 5 May 2023  


AEMO representatives attend Wedderburn forum about VNI West

Philippe Perez, Stock & Land, 5 May 2023  


Should unviable Snowy 2.0 be left as a costly hole in ground?

Nick Grimm, ABC News, 4 May 2023  


Sun Cable: Why Australia's two richest men are battling to control an unbuilt solar farm

The Business, Emilia Terzon, 4 May 2023  


Billionaire Battle

Emilia Terzon, ABC The Business, 4 May 2023 (available until 18 May, 2023) 


Snowy 2.0 could have been built for 'a fraction of the price'

Chris Kenny, Sky News, 4 May 2023 


NT Govt to allow fracking to go ahead in Beetaloo Basin

Kirsten Aiken, ABC News Afternoons, 3 May 2023 (Bruce Mountain interview at 34 min mark) available to 10 May


AEMO claps back against "reckless" claims made in scathing critique of VNI West

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 26 April 2023


​Could this tiny town in the Northern Territory hold the key to Australia's energy future?

Roxanne Fitzgerald, ABC News, 20 April 2023


AEMO takes to the airwaves after meeting no-show

Adrian Black, Newcastle Herald, 18 April 2023

​Power outage: AEMO ignores Latrobe Valley massive transmission capacity

Peter Hunt, Mercury Hobart, 18 April 2023


Tractor convoy rolls as farmers lash powerline plan

Adrian Black, Bega District News, 17 April 2023


Blowout feared in transmission costs as energy transition worries grow

Angela Macdonald-Smith, Financial Review, 17 April 2023


Billion-dollar brawl over power lines suggests Australia's energy transition is in full swing

Daniel Mercer, ABC News, 14 April 2023


​Gipps renewable power call

TR FM, 13 April 2023


Western Victorian major transmission projects 'monumental mistake', warn energy experts

ABC Business, 13 April 2023


"A monumental mistake:" Energy experts slam VNI West transmission plans

Amalyah Hart & Rachel Williamson, Renew Economy, 13 April 2023


Western Victorian major transmission projects 'monumental mistake', warn energy experts

Jane McNaughton, ABC News Rural, 13 April 2023


Vic's flagship transmission project a 'monumental mistake'

Angela Macdonald-Smith, Financial review, 13 April 2023


Giant makes Strait claim

Green Career, 3 April 2023


Energy regulator urged to reconsider massive price rises

Your Life Choices, by ABC News, 31 March 2023


Power price regulator urged to reconsider 30 per cent increase to Victorian Default Offer

MSN Australia, ABC News, 30 March 2023


Cost of living

Jesse Thompson, ABC News At Noon, 30 March 2023 (Bruce Mountain interview at 33 minute), available until April 6


IPCC: This is the last chance to avoid catastrophe

Mike Seccombe, The Saturday Paper, 25 March 2023


Gas giant ExxonMobil warns of rapidly reducing Bass Straight supplies

Ronan Glon, MSN online, 23 March 2023


​Offshore wind farms undercuts value of VNI West big build

Peter Hunt, The Weekly Times, 22 March 2023

AEMO warning of winter shortages for east coast market

Joe O'Brien, ABC News Mornings, 16 March 2023 (Bruce Mountain interview at 33 min point), available until 23 March


Most Australian states face sharp power bill rises, despite government's intervention

Peter Hannam, Paul Karp and Benita Kolovos, The Guardian, 15 March 2023 


Expert urges rethink on Victorian power price rise plan

Cassandra Morgan and Callum Godde, Newcastle Herald, 15 March 2023 


Power Switch

Nadia Daly & Lucy Kent, ABC 7.30, 9 March 2023 (Available until 8/4/23)


Energy Australia blames $1bn loss on 'unprecedented conditions' amid supply issues at coal plants

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, 28 Feb 2023 


Transitioning to renewables: are we ready

Philip Clark, Presenter, Nightlife ABC Radio, 22 Feb 2023 


Are we ready to transition to renewables?

Billy Cooper, ABC News, 22 Feb 2023 


Greens and Labor in climate policy standoff

Bridget Fitzgerald, ABC News, 15 Feb 2023 


Snowy 2.0 tunnel-boring machine grinds to halt and hole appears on surface

Ashlynne McGhee, ABC 7.30, 13 Feb 2023 


​Snowy Hydro: drilling confirmed halted on part of multibillion-dollar project after tunnel collapse

Peter Hannam, The Guardian, 12 Feb 2023 


​Power play: Can the Andrews government make the all-new SEC work?

Josh Gordon and Royce Millar, The Age, 5 Feb 2023 


Victoria's new-look SEC could sell power direct to homes and businesses

Royce Millar and Josh Gordon, The Age, 4 Feb 2023 


What's next for the Sun Cable

Hamish Macdonald, ABC RN, 16 Jan 2023 

Sun Cable will be revived: expert

Colin Packham, Financial Review, 16 Jan 2023

Sun Cable crashes into administration

Jono Wakeley, Radio 2ser 107.3, 16 Jan 2023

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