The Real Cause Of Overcapacity: Dud Investments

Originally published on RenewEconomy One of the main arguments proffered by the owners of Australia’s fossil fuel generation fleet against the renewable energy target has been the massive over-capacity on the country’s main National Electricity Market. Last year, AGL Energy estimated this overcapacity to be around 9,000MW. The arguments put … [continued]

Renewable Energy Modeling Wars

RenewEconomy The debate over the future of Australia’s renewable energy target should properly be fought out in the public arena, among politicians, and in the mainstream media. Both seem disinterested, so the real fight is happening behind close doors, in the in-camera sessions of the RET Review panel and within … [continued]