• NSW energy minister Matt Kean

    NSW energy minister Matt Kean says the state's two renewable energy zones would make it the most attractive in the country for investors. Image credit: Peter Rae/AAP

    Daily briefs: Second renewable zone for NSW

    By Sophie Boot, Fri 10 July 2020

    New South Wales will expedite a renewable energy zone in the New England region, the second REZ now proposed for the state, with a A$79 million investment from the state government. 

  • AEMC acting chair Merryn York

    The AEMC's acting chair Merryn York says deferring network payments could help avoid cascading energy retailer failures. Image credit: supplied

    Daily briefs: 5MS delayed, but not by much

    By Sophie Boot, Thu 9 July 2020

    The Australian Energy Market Commission announced it would delay the implementation of the five-minute settlement rule and global settlement rule by three months each.

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  • Get set for July 1

    Fri 26 June 2020

    The new financial year brings a data bonanza, tax cuts, legally proper virtual meetings, and some timely funding extensions.

  • Post-COAG: Same but different

    Tue 2 June 2020

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared “COAG is no more” but the reality of federation means much of its brains trust will remain.


  • AER finds the future is already here

    Fri 3 July 2020

    The State Grid Corporation of China and Singapore Power, not just Australian players, have a stake in the market being shaped by the AER.

  • IEA shows governments the way

    Tue 23 June 2020

    The IEA’s sustainable recovery plan shows policymakers how to think beyond a sugar hit to the economy and include energy transition in any Covid-19 stimulus.