CEFC carbon capture and storage ban may be lifted

CEFC carbon capture and storage ban may be lifted

The Turnbull Government is considering lifting a ban to allow the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to invest in carbon capture and storage. Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg confirmed the government is…

Three 100MW solar farms to start construction in Victoria

Three 100MW solar farms to start construction in Victoria

Overland Sun Farming and Island Green Power have announced the commencement of construction of three new solar projects near Mildura in Victoria. At 100MW, they are the largest solar farms…

COAG MEETING: Energy security remains top priority

COAG MEETING: Energy security remains top priority

Security in the National Electricity Market and affordability of electricity remain top priorities of the COAG Energy Council, which met last Friday for the ninth time. Ministers discussed the risks…

Foresight purchases Barcaldine solar farm

Foresight purchases Barcaldine solar farm

Foresight Group has announced the acquisition of the 25MW Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm in Central Queensland from Spanish developer Elecnor for $33.4 million. The sale, on behalf of KDB…

Want electricity reform? Start by giving power back to the states

Want electricity reform? Start by giving power back to the states

In 1999, Australians were paying some of the lowest electricity prices in the world. Now they are among the highest. What went wrong? Back then, the electricity network in the…