2022

Australian energy crisis explained: what you can do about it

By 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

By AAP Newswire, June 16, 2022  

BREAKING: AEMO suspends spot market in all eastern states

By Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, June 15, 2022  

Your next power bill could hurt. Here's why

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

Electricity storage a critical challenge for incoming government, report says

By Murray Silby, Kyabram Free Press, June 3, 2022  

Newly installed federal government faces a tough test on gas prices

By Rod Myer, The New Daily, June 1, 2022  

Why Australia needs to create a renewable storage target

By Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, May 31, 2022  

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

By Matthew Elmas, The New Daily, May 30, 2022  

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

By Rod Myer, The New Daily, May 10, 2022  

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

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, May 10, 2022  

Net zero policies split over hydrogen, batteries

By Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, May 4, 2022  

Slow move to renewables blamed for power price spike

By Rod Myer, The New Daily, April 29, 2022  

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

By Mark Ludlow, Australian Financial Review, April 27, 2022  

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

By Callum Foote, Michael West Media, March 16, 2022  

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

By Ted Woodley, The Age, March 15, 2022  

Victorian offshore wind policy to hasten demise of coal

By Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, March 11, 2022  

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

By Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, March 9, 2022  

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

By Paul Sakkal, The Age, March 8, 2022  

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

By Peter Ker, Australian Financial Review, March 7, 2022  

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

By 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  

Tech mogul 'remains optimistic' on AGL bid

By Marion Rae, Margaret River Mail, February 21, 2022  

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

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

NSW must accelerate renewables pipeline to compensate for Eraring

By Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, 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"

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, February 17, 2022  

Gas losing favor in electricity market as renewables power on

By 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

By Callum Foote, Michael West Media, February 8, 2022  

Australia's battery capacity set to double within months

By Colin Packham, Australian Financial Review, February 7, 2022  

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

By Jarrod Whittaker, ABC Gippsland, February 1, 2022  

Marinus Link: connecting Tasmania's clean energy future

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

South Australia sets renewable energy record

By Lucy Jones, Planet Ark, January 21, 2022  

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

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, January 20, 2022  

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

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

Model flexible coal plant set for early closure by 2032

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

AEMO told to reassess death of coal

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

2021

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

By Emilia Terzon, ABC News, December 11, 2021  

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

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

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

By Peter Hannam, The Guardian, November 30, 2021  

Is switching energy providers worth it?

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

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

 

By Peter Hannam, The Guardian, November 26, 2021  

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

 

By James Thornhill, The Age, November 25, 2021  

Australian battery company revolutionises 140-year-old technology

 

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

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

 

By Michael Mazengarb, Renew Economy, November 24, 2021  

Can renewables take us all the way?

 

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

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

 

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

Demand for home batteries grows

 

By 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

 

By Emilia Terzon, The Business ABC, September 29, 2021    

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

 

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

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

 

By Natalie Filatoff, PV Magazine, September 13, 2021    

New report says HumeLink on wrong economic footing

 

By 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

 

By Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, September 13, 2021    

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

By Rod Myer, The New Daily, July 30, 2021    

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

 

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, July 27, 2021    

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

 

By Peter Hannam, The Age, July 5, 2021    

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

 

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, June 28, 2021    

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

 

By 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

 

By Bella Peacock, PV Magazine, June 23, 2021    

Thrashing out public and industry submissions to the AEMC rule change

 

By Natalie Filatoff, PV Magazine, June 14, 2021    

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

 

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

Return of the Sun Tax

 

By 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

 

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

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

 

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

The Business Monday 24 May 2021

Bruce Mountain interviewed about community battery storage by Emilia Terzon. This video is available until 9pm, May 31, 2021   

The Business Wednesday 19 May 2021

Bruce Mountain interview by Kathryn Robinson. This video is available until 9pm, May 26, 2021   

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

By Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, May 6, 2021   

The PM's 'hydrogen valleys' are empty

By Aaron Patrick, Financial Review, April 23, 2021 — 2.55pm  

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

Nick O'Malley and Mike Foley, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 February 2021

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

Miki Perkins, Brisbane Times, 12 February 2021

How is Australia travelling with the switch to electric cars?

Mike Foley, The Age, 1 February 2021

No taxes to hit net zero: PM

Geoff Chambers, The Australian, 1 February 2021

2020

Where does Snowy 2.0 fit in the 'gas-fired economic recovery'?

ABC Radio Breakfast with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck, 16 September 2020

Closing Liddell power plant to have only short-term effects: report

Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 September 2020

Government renewable energy investment program swamped by support

Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 June 2020

Bruce Mountain discusses the flawed regulations of the gas distribution market

Leon Byner, FIVEaa, 12 June 2020

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‘Ambitious’ energy reforms set to cut household power bills

Mike Foley and Nick O'Malley, The Age, 12 June 2020

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

Tony Yoo, Yahoo Finance AU, 9 June 2020

Bruce Mountain discusses the gas distribution market

Leon Byner, FIVEaa, 4 June 2020

How to reduce your biggest household expenses

Linda Moon, Domain, 22 May 2020

NSW has approved Snowy 2.0. Here are six reasons why that’s a bad move

Bruce Mountain and Mark Lintermans for The Conversation, 21 May 2020

Concerns over plan to switch off household solar panels when grid is unstable

Ange Donnellan, 7.30, 20 May 2020

2019

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AEMC told to go back and consult on Cogati, but MLFs still a battle zone

 

Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy, 25 Nov 2019

Australian Beyond Coal Campaign Launches

Michael Bloch, Solar Quotes, 22 Nov 2019

Renewable investors fear new AEMC rules will prop up fossil fuels

Giles Parkinson and Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 20 Nov 2019

Coal seen as biggest threat to Victoria power supply

Sophie Vorrath, Renew Economy, 19 Nov 2019

Victoria pushes for urgent overhaul of energy rules as blackouts loom

Benjamin Preiss, Nick Toscano and Peter Hannam, The Age, 18 Nov 2019

Clarification from Bruce Mountain, VEPC Director: 'Contrary to