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'Very small' coal project on government funding shortlist

'Very small' coal project on government funding shortlist

The government will also assess a proposal to revive a decommissioned coal plant at Collinsville in Queensland to shore up energy supplies to industry.

  • by Nicole Hasham

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AGL's use of 'huge' market clout costs consumers $3b a year: report
AGL Energy

AGL's use of 'huge' market clout costs consumers $3b a year: report

AGL's dominance of the electricity sector allowed it to push up prices by holding back supply once a rival producer closed, a report has found.

  • by Peter Hannam
Energy regulator wants more power to fine monopoly electricity networks
Electricity

Energy regulator wants more power to fine monopoly electricity networks

The energy watchdog wants more power to fine poles and wires companies after they used their monopoly positions to give their affiliates unfair competitive advantages.

  • by Cole Latimer
Rich listers get boost from former Rio Tinto coal mine bought for $1
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Rich listers get boost from former Rio Tinto coal mine bought for $1

The coal mine is paying big dividends for some of Australia’s most prominent millionaires, including ad man John Singleton and former Leighton boss Wal King.

  • by Cole Latimer
Power discounts could disappear under a regulated price, experts warn
Electricity

Power discounts could disappear under a regulated price, experts warn

Households that negotiated good deals may be worse off under a fixed basic power price as electricity retailers could cut their best offers to recoup losses.

  • by Cole Latimer
Government touts climate modelling as proof Labor will 'punish families'

Government touts climate modelling as proof Labor will 'punish families'

Labor says it “utterly rejects” the findings and derided the report as inaccurate and lacking credibility.

  • by Nicole Hasham
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Rule maker declares emissions and energy must be considered together
Renewables

Rule maker declares emissions and energy must be considered together

The call is the latest public repudiation for the federal government's approach to energy policy.

  • by Cole Latimer
New trial launched to make renewable power more reliable
Renewables

New trial launched to make renewable power more reliable

A new trial has been launched to cut power bills by making wind and solar energy more predictable by letting these renewable generators forecast their energy production.

  • by Cole Latimer
EPA buckles under pressure from WA government, oil and gas sector
Gas

EPA buckles under pressure from WA government, oil and gas sector

The oil and gas sector has scored a reprieve from the WA EPA's controversial carbon emission guidelines.

  • by Hamish Hastie and Cole Latimer
Energy minister calls on AGL to commit to Liddell replacement plan
AGL Energy

Energy minister calls on AGL to commit to Liddell replacement plan

Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor has called on AGL to commit to its energy replacement plan ahead of the planned closure of the Liddell power plant.

  • by Cole Latimer
'Brain explosion': Woodside, Canavan pile on WA government to dump EPA guidelines
Gas

'Brain explosion': Woodside, Canavan pile on WA government to dump EPA guidelines

Woodside and Federal Resources Minster Matt Canavan have slammed new emissions rules that will likely delay the company's major LNG projects and hit the gas industry with up to $US10 billion in extra environmental costs.

  • by Cole Latimer and Hamish Hastie