National Electricity Market

Australia Aims To Hike Its Power Capacity To 32 GW With New Investment

The Australian government recently announced the expansion of its existing Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) and the National Energy Transformation Partnership (NETP), in conjunction with the states. It is set to expand the capital investment through CIS from the current pilot stage to 9 GW of dispatchable capacity and 23 GW of variable capacity nationally – […]

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Malaysia’s Gentari Marks Entry into Australia With Acquisition of Wirsol Energy

Malaysian clean energy company Gentari has concluded the acquisition of Wirsol Energy and its assets from the Australia-based Wircon Group. Wirsol owns as well as operates projects in renewable energy and storage projects across New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. The acquisition marks Gentari’s entry into Australia’s renewable energy market. Wirsol Energy’s portfolio entails 422 […]

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Ampyr, Shell Energy Collaborate for 1,000 MWh BESS

Ampyr Australia Pty Ltd has announced that it has signed an agreement with energy conglomerate Shell Energy Australia to jointly develop a proposed battery energy storage system strategically located in Wellington called ‘the Wellington BESS’ in Central West New South Wales. Ampyr informed that the target capacity of the Wellington BESS is 500 MW/1,000 MWh […]

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Coal Plant Closures Imminent as Renewable Energy Surges in Australia: IEEFA

Several coal power plants in the National Electricity Market likely to be financially unviable by 2025 (IEEFA Australia): Several of the 16 coal power plants in the National Electricity Market (NEM) will be financially unviable and at least one is likely to face closure several years sooner than planned due to coal plants’ poor flexibility […]

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