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Australia’s energy regulator struggles with reality of variable wind and solar

Giles Parkinson

Energy regulator appears to have jumbled its data when trying to make an example of wind and solar in its latest market report.

Energy Insiders Podcast: Climate bill, Snowy and the case for a strategic reserve

Giles Parkinson & David Leitch

First climate bill in a decade is passed, Snowy’s leadership, renewable pipelines and Oxford’s Farhad Billimoria on what might work in Australia’s new market design.

Norway’s largest pension fund backs fund pursuing Australia’s biggest battery project

Giles Parkinson

Norway's biggest pension fund backs Australian fund building some of the world's biggest solar plant and a massive battery near Brisbane.

Nissan set to give its Leaf EV batteries a second life in Australia manufacturing plant

Jim Regan

Nissan is retooling its Australian casting plant so it can repurpose old batteries from its Leaf electric cars to help power the plant and cut its carbon footprint.

Environmental groups say Glencore greenwashing as it expands Australian coal mining

Jim Regan

Environmental law group alleges Glencore is misleading investors over its environmental targets given its growing footprint in coal mining.

Truss lifts ban on fracking, and will prop up fossil fuel companies in energy crisis

Amalyah Hart

EU and UK take markedly different approaches to managing the energy crisis – one taxing windfall profits, the other propping up the oil and gas sector.

Heat pumps can cut your energy costs by up to 90%. It’s not magic, just physics

Alan Pears

Typically, a heat pump costs around half as much for heating as gas. If powered by solar, it can be up to 90% cheaper than gas.

Jeep promises four new all-electric SUVs by 2025, including Wagoneer

Sophie Vorrath

Stellantis’ Jeep brand says it will bring four fully-electric SUVs to the US and EU markets by 2025, including an Avenger 4xe in Europe and a Wagoneer in the US.

“Terrific fun, but too expensive:” Another Labor MP buys a Model 3

Giles Parkinson

Another Labor MP buys a Tesla Model 3, but laments the cost and lack of choice of EVs in Australia.

EV news wrap from The Driven

Staff Reporters

Ford confirms first electric van to arrive in Australia next year, unveils more specs; Tesla plans world’s biggest EV charging station, with 164 stalls; and much more.

Grid Connections: Who’s going where in Australia’s energy transition

Staff Reporters

People movements at Squadron Energy, Climate Council, Spark, Schneider Electric, EV Council, Sun Cable, Deakin University, APA Group and Boundless.
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