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Regulator calls for more large-scale renewables as rooftop solar shines

Rooftop solar generation continues to achieve record levels across the National Electricity Market but the Australian Energy Regulator has warned of a “pressing need for new investment” in large-scale renewable energy assets to keep pace with the energy transition.


Regulator dismisses community dispute of VNI-West interconnector

The Australian Energy Regulator has rejected a community group’s challenge to the Victoria to New South Wales Interconnector West, or VNI West, transmission project.


Endeavour to roll out smart meters after regulator approves waiver

New South Wales electricity distributor Endeavour Energy will upgrade the meters of thousands of customers throughout the state as part of a trial that aims to manage peak energy demand, provide participants with access to innovative energy services, and lower network costs for consumers.


Regulator’s hydrogen Guarantee of Origin consultation now live

The Guarantee of Origin (GO) scheme will track and verify emissions associated with hydrogen, renewable electricity and potentially other clean energy products, underpinning market development and supporting trade.

Trina Solar gets all-clear from Clean Energy Regulator

Trina Solar has been given a green light by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator, more than three years after finding the company had made a solar panel certification mistake which raised questions over manufacturing standards.

Council calls for regulatory reform as electric car sales accelerate

Australia’s shift to zero-emissions vehicles is accelerating with a new report revealing that electric vehicles sales more doubled in the first half of 2023 with battery-powered vehicles accounting for more than 8% of all new car sales.

Regulator seeks to disqualify installer from SRES, prosecutes Queensland company

The Clean Energy Regulator has, for the first time, sought to disqualify a solar installer from the small-scale renewable energy scheme (SRES), effectively Australia’s solar rebate program. It has also commenced civil proceedings against a solar and electrical installation company and its two directors.

Electricity prices set to spike after regulator rulings

Both the Australian Energy Regulator and Victoria’s Essential Services Commission have pointed to default electricity price rises of more than 30% for residents and small business.


GMG wins regulatory approval for battery manufacturing plant

Australian clean tech company Graphene Manufacturing Group plans to scale up the development of its battery energy storage technology that it claims charges 70 times faster than a lithium-ion battery and has three times more battery life.

Regulators reinforce need for ‘massive investment’ in energy sector

Australian energy regulators have called for urgent investments in renewable energy capacity and the transmission infrastructure needed to connect new projects to the grid as they look to ensure an orderly transition as coal-fired generation exits the National Electricity Market.

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