The billionaire founder of Tesla announces the building of the 129MWh battery to store renewable energy in South Australia, and confirms his pledge to deliver it within 100 days or it will be free...
John Hewson and Simon Holmes à Court join Australia Institute’s call for changes to lower prices and emissions and improve security
System will include 3.4m solar panels and 1.1m batteries, with operations set to begin by end of 2017
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Jay Weatherill’s ambush of Josh Frydenberg this week wasn’t pretty, but Canberra had it coming - now the government needs to step up
The South Australian premier, Jay Weatherill, unloads on the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, at a media conference in Adelaide. Frydenberg was launching a federally funded battery storage scheme. The two hosted...
Chief executive Tony Mahar says farmers want to ensure availability of land and water is not compromised
Jay Weatherill was backed into a corner to produce an energy plan. But it is a grab bag of overlapping ideas that don’t really make sense
Prime minister tells companies to produce more gas for the domestic market as Australians should not be ‘left short’ while ‘billions of dollars are being exported’
South Australia’s premier has committed to a high-stakes rebuild of the state’s energy market – but what choice did he have?
The South Australian government has announced it will intervene in the national energy market in a $550m plan that seeks to tame the state’s turbulent power supply and prices...
Premier Jay Weatherill announces drastic measures for the state to take control of its energy sources, saying Australia’s energy market is ‘failing the nation’
The South Australian government will spend $500m on energy plan, which includes building the nation’s largest battery storage and a state-owned gas-fired power plant...
As governments argue about how to stop looming energy shortages, particularly in gas, the South Australian government reveals its energy plan. Follow it live …
Competition watchdog will urge companies to sell to the domestic market, as South Australia reveals its plan to head off further power cuts
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