National Electricity Market (NEM)

Record Renewable Output Lowers Costs, Emissions – Australian Energy Market Operator

According to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), the country witnessed a significant increase in its renewable energy production in the quarter that ended in March. As a result, energy costs decreased, carbon emissions hit record lows, and there was a shift away from power generated by coal and gas. This surge in renewable energy […]

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Australia, Where Rooftop Solar Could Meet 77% Of Power Demand By 2026

In recent time, Australia — one of the sunniest places on the planet — has emerged as a world leader in the rooftop solar market. As of now, households have installed 14 GW of solar panels. By 2025, this figure is set to increase by 8.9 GW. The reasons for this expansion include the subsidies offered, […]

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World’s 1st Solar-Hydro Plant for Longer Duration Energy Storage: ARENA

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $15 million in funding to RayGen Resources Pty Ltd (RayGen) to construct its first of a kind ‘solar hydro’ power plant comprising 4 MW of solar PV generation and 3 MW / 50 MWh (17 hours) of dispatchable storage capacity […]

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