A change to the national electricity market proposes that large electricity users could be paid for cutting their energy use. Connor Pearce reports on how this will affect manufacturers. Over the past five years, Australia has experienced a revolution, almost unlike anything the country has seen before. As Australia’s fleet of coal-fired power stations reach … Continue reading Powerful demands
Deloitte has released a new report highlighting how innovation in the energy sector is not just coming from the supply side, but instead, from those who use energy. Noting that “communities and consumers, large and small, are taking charge of their own energy”, the report outlines how these groups are driving change. Responding to this … Continue reading Consumers driving energy change: Deloitte
During the sessions of the Clean Energy Council’s Australian Clean Energy Summit 2019, at the International Convention Centre (ICC), Sydney, across two days and numerous panel sessions, the consensus was clear, clean energy is here, and now is the time to get onboard. According to Robyn Denholm, chairman at Tesla, we are “at the tipping … Continue reading The clean energy transition is here – but how are manufacturers affected?
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) has backed the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) proposed changes to energy rules. In a statement, Ai Group chief executive, Innes Willox, promoted the suggested changes. “Our initial reaction, however, is very positive. Energy users demanded, and the AEMC has responded. There is much work to do before a … Continue reading Industry group backs AEMC changes to demand response rules
The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) in partnership with WWF-Australia and Flow Power have produced a research paper outlining the prospective savings from combining PPAs with demand response. The report, Best of Both Worlds: Renewable Energy and Load Flexibility for Australian Business Customers, outlines the prospective savings from the uptake of corporate renewable PPAs with demand response for three large Victorian-based … Continue reading Combine demand response with PPAs for maximum saving, says research