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Reduced demand doing little to stop wholesale power prices rising, says AEMO

Reduced demand doing little to stop wholesale power prices rising, says AEMO

The energy market operator says Australians have been relying less on the grid but it is doing little to stem rising wholesale power prices which reached record highs last year.

  • by Cole Latimer

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'Backflips and turmoil': Shell CEO urges business to take lead on climate
Oil

'Backflips and turmoil': Shell CEO urges business to take lead on climate

Shell has blasted the federal government over climate and energy policies saying business needs to take the lead on climate action.

  • by Cole Latimer
Beach Energy profit jumps nearly 200 per cent
Oil

Beach Energy profit jumps nearly 200 per cent

Oil and gas company Beach Energy has seen its profits and revenues jump more than 100 per cent as it rode the wave of the oil boom and briefly became the country’s largest oil producer.

  • by Cole Latimer
Shopping around on power could save Victorian consumers $2000 a year
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Electricity

Shopping around on power could save Victorian consumers $2000 a year

A new electricity report has found Victorians' potential power bill savings are shrinking as the state continues to face record high energy prices.

  • by Cole Latimer
EnergyAustralia to turn charities into mini-power plants
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Electricity

EnergyAustralia to turn charities into mini-power plants

Electricity company EnergyAustralia is launching a $15 million program to help charities slash their power bills by installing free solar panels and battery systems, turning them into mini-power plants.

  • by Cole Latimer
'Great to be a part of it': Canberrans invest $1 million in solar farm
Energy

'Great to be a part of it': Canberrans invest $1 million in solar farm

Architect Robbie Gibson has helped build a lot of energy efficient homes, but has never been able to put solar panels on his own roof.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
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ATO wins battle to force electricity company to pay tax
Electricity

ATO wins battle to force electricity company to pay tax

Electricity poles and wires company Spark Infrastructure has taken a $270 million bath, writing down its South Australian electricity distribution assets and dropping dividends after a new court decision will force it to pay tax.

  • by Cole Latimer
New gas to flow to Victoria in July, says Cooper Energy
Cooper Energy

New gas to flow to Victoria in July, says Cooper Energy

Cooper Energy will bring new gas supplies to Victoria and South Australia as soon as July as it brings its Sole gas project online.

  • by Cole Latimer
Don’t blame renewables for blackouts, energy experts say
Renewables

Don’t blame renewables for blackouts, energy experts say

Fears that rising levels of renewables will cause blackouts are misplaced, the Grattan Institute warns. Trying to fix the wrong problem may risk more blackouts.

  • by Cole Latimer
Premier announces no-interest loan scheme to boost solar power
New Energy Solar

Premier announces no-interest loan scheme to boost solar power

A day after the Opposition announced a rebate, the NSW government has offered no-interest loans.

  • by Garry Maddox
States should follow ACT's lead on electric cars, report finds
Cars

States should follow ACT's lead on electric cars, report finds

Denby Angus is one of 300 people in Canberra who own an electric car. That number is set to grow in coming years.

  • by Andrew Brown