ACCC draft report on electricity market

16/10/2017 Today I am releasing the preliminary report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) inquiry into retail electri

TRIALLING DEMAND RESPONSE TO SECURE GRID STABLIITY

The Turnbull Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), is providing $28.6 million funding for a new trial with the Australia

Promising results from saltwater pumped hydro energy Study

A seawater pumped hydro project in South Australia’s Spencer Gulf could generate 225 megawatt (MW) of electricity, an initial feasibility study rele

Labor caught out in big power lie!

The Australian public’s concern about rising energy prices is genuine, but Bill Shorten’s is not.  He has deliberately misled the Australian

Labor kicks energy security "down the track"

Bill Shorten and the Labor Party have again shown that they do not take Australia’s energy security seriously. When asked whether he would suppor

Labor admits their gas policy increased power prices

To cap off a day  (31/8/17) he would rather forget, Labor’s Energy Spokesman Mark Butler has finally admitted Labor knew when in government that th

LABOR CRIPPLING AUSTRALIA'S ENERGY SYSTEM STATE-BY-STATE

Daniel Andrews has taken another step in the Labor Party’s reckless plan to take South Australia’s “big experiment” national, thereby jacking

Solar Thermal Project for Port Augusta

The Turnbull Government has today written to SolarReserve Australia Pty Ltd about its proposal to construct a 150MW concentrated solar thermal power p

We're quickly reforming the energy markets with ideas, not ideology

There is a revolution under way in energy markets. Driven by rapid changes in technology, it is disrupting business practices in the same way the iPho

Abolition of LMR to reduce pressure on energy prices

The Turnbull Government has today introduced legislation to address escalating electricity prices by removing the ability of energy networks to appeal

Exploring new technologies to secure Australia's energy network

The Turnbull Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is investing $300,000 in a breakthrough trial which could see wind farm

A better deal for Australian families

The Turnbull Government is taking decisive action to reduce energy prices for Australian families and businesses. It is simply not good enough that

Testing new hydrogen technology for energy storage

An exciting new project will be trialled in South Australia to test whether excess renewable energy could be used to split water molecules, producing

Funding for new electricity grid technology development

The Turnbull Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $5 million to NOJA Power, a Brisbane-based energy technolo

Tapping into tidal energy technologies

Harnessing the potential power of tidal energy to contribute to Australia’s energy needs is the focus of a three-year mapping project being supporte

$20 million investment in Lithium supply for battery storage

The Turnbull Government, through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), is investing around $20 million (US$15 million) into a project producin

Coalition Government secures better power deal for Australian families

Up to two million Australian households will be contacted by their electricity providers and offered a better, cheaper deal on their power bills. T

Snowy Hydro 2.0 Powering ahead

Snowy Hydro 2.0 is already employing 350 people and will create more than 5000 new jobs during the construction phase of the development. The game

Labor crippling Australia's energy system state-by-state

Daniel Andrews has taken another step in the Labor Party’s reckless plan to take South Australia’s “big experiment” national, thereby jacking

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