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Massive Victoria blackout underlines need to accelerate transition to firmed renewables

Victoria blackouts a copy book demonstration that reliance on massive, centralised end-of-life coal-fired power plants is a fool’s errand and a fundamental strategic weakness.  The post Massive Victoria blackout underlines need to accelerate transition...

“Control room went black:” Callide explosion blamed on battery charger failure

CEO Darren Bisine says system collapse that led to the explosion was not predictable, but the AER is still pressing for fines. The post “Control room went black:” Callide explosion blamed on battery charger failure appeared first on RenewEc...

Grid drama and power cuts as multiple coal units and lines trip in midst of heatwave

Updated: Grid drama in Victoria in midst of heatwave as all four units at Loy Yang trip, transmission lines fail and other generators off line. The post Grid drama and power cuts as multiple coal units and lines trip in midst of heatwave appeared first...

Heart attacks, cancer, dementia: Four essential reads on the health effects driving US EPA’s fine particle air pollution standard

The US Environmental Protection Agency's has announced a new standard for protecting the public from fine particulate air pollution. Scientists explain why. The post Heart attacks, cancer, dementia: Four essential reads on the health effects driving US...

Coal generator to face court over blackouts caused by “catastrophic” explosion

AER is suing the operator of Callide C, one of the youngest coal plants on the NEM, over a 2021 incident that left huge parts of Queensland without power. The post Coal generator to face court over blackouts caused by “catastrophic” explosi...

AGL’s great hope is the timely exit of coal. Too bad Origin has dropped the ball on Eraring

test test AGL's two great hopes in the next five years are the closures of Yallourn and Eraring coal plants. Unfortunately, Origin has created a situation where Eraring can’t be closed on time. The post AGL’s great hope is the timely exit of co...

Greening grid muscles out fossil fuels, pushes down power prices

Record low coal and gas generation pushed wholesale electricity prices lower in the last quarter of 2023, as every region of the country notched up new solar output records. The post Greening grid muscles out fossil fuels, pushes down power prices appe...

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