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Australia


AEMO Begins Cautious Lift of Australian Electricity Market Suspension

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) on June 22 initiated the first step to lift a suspension of its National Electricity Market (NEM), citing a “clear improvement in market conditions.”…


Australian Energy Crisis Prompts Suspension of National Electricity Market

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) on June 15 indefinitely suspended spot markets in all regions of its National Electricity Market (NEM), citing critical power generation supply shortfalls that it…


Australia’s Coal Conundrum: Economy, Climate at Odds

Coal has long been a lifeblood for Australia. The country is the world’s largest exporter of metallurgical coal used to make steel, and it’s the second-largest exporter of coal for…


POWER Digest [February 2022]

Once a Coal Generating Behemoth, TransAlta Achieves Full Phaseout of Coal Power in Canada. Canadian generator TransAlta, a company that derived 30% of its cash flow from coal generation just five…


Mornington Peninsula battery project one step closer as Maoneng receives development approval

JAN. 18, 2022 — A major energy project on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is now one step closer, with Australian renewables company Maoneng receiving development approval for its proposed 240MWp /…