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Crunch time for grid: More wind, solar, storage and links urgently needed before coal exodus

Giles Parkinson

AEMO puts out call for urgent efforts to ramp up construction of wind, solar, storage and new transmission lines to ensure capacity in place before coal exodus.

Market operator still not told of Snowy 2.0 delays, but it won’t be missed much

Giles Parkinson

Snowy Hydro's owner and its contractor have both said Snowy 2.0 is delayed, but the market operator has not been told. Turns out it won't make much of a difference.

US battery supplier Powin enters Australia market with 1.7GWh storage deal with Akaysha

Giles Parkinson

Oregon based Powin enters Australian storage market with deal to supply first three big battery projects of Akaysha Energy.

Solar squeezes out coal to set new record low for demand on national grid

Sophie Vorrath

A mild, solar charged Sunday has delivered a new winter minimum operational demand low on Australia's main grid, AEMO says.

Oil giant Equinor leads €30m investment in long duration flow battery storage company

Joshua S. Hill

Norwegian energy giant leads €30m investment into Dutch large-scale flow battery storage company Elestor, which has eyes on the Australian market.

Renewables hardly get a mention as super profits wed Woodside to gas

Jim Regan

Renewables takes back seat at Woodside as profits surge on soaring global gas prices.

CEC warns labour shortages could harm Australia’s green energy transition

Joshua S. Hill

CEC, engineers and unions says urgent action needed to solve jobs shortages that threaten to throttle Australia's green energy transition.

One skill shortage more than any is holding back Australia in the race to net zero

Bjorn Sturmberg

There is a multitude of skills shortages that could threaten the low-carbon transition, but one stands out as critical to Australia’s future prosperity.

BYD Atto 3 test drive: A game changer and not in ways we expect it to be

Riz Akhtar

The Atto 3 delivers what a ground-up EV is supposed to – at a price getting close to what people pay for ICE cars. Here's how it changes the game in Australia.

Pollution from Australia’s dirty trucks is killing people, and should be banned from major cities

Anna Pradhan

Pollution from Australia's dirty trucking fleet is killing people and should be banned from cities. And most people would probably agree.

EV news wrap from The Driven

Staff Reporters

25 things you might not know about a Harley Livewire; Who’s taking the global lead on electric car sales – and why?; Convertible electric Wuling Mini goes on sale; and much more.
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