Tag Archives: energy transition

Article: Villain #2 – we, the voting public

My sense is that we, the voting public, are Villains #2 in running the energy transition train off the tracks.

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Article: Villain #1 – our Emperors (present, past and would-be) have no clothes

First up in our listing of Villains in relation to the unfolding energy crisis are, of course, our political leaders – State and Federal, past, present and prospective.

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Article: A long list of Villains – that have each contributed to our “energy crisis”

A multi-layered energy crisis is upon us. I’ve identified 10 “root causes” (or “villains”) that have each played key roles in the way in which our energy transition has run off the rails.

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Article: Is the market, that wasn't broken, now dead?

Guest author, Andrew Bonwick, posts his thoughts on a range of challenges confronting us in this energy transition.

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Article: It’s very misleading to claim “Since the introduction of the National Electricity Market in 1996 the wholesale price of energy has risen dramatically”

The wholesale cost of electricity has risen (too fast, too high) in recent years. However let’s not let ourselves be conned into believing that this has arisen, now, because of the creation of the NEM back in 1998.

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Article: A solar eclipse is just one type of a larger class of challenge with solar PV

Some thoughts about challenges with intermittent solar PV, triggered by this week’s Solar Eclipse in North America

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Article: Energy Users as the “victim” in the train wreck that’s unfolding before our eyes

A few thoughts about how energy users (including each of us) are the main victims in the unfolding train wreck that’s become of this energy transition off the rails.

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Article: ACCC chief, Rod Sims, includes 6 factors driving retail electricity prices higher

A timely reminder from Rod Sims (at the ACCC) this week that there are a number of factors driving electricity price higher – not just a single “smoking gun”

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Article: Forecast, of sorts, for the National Electricity Market – Train Wreck upon us?

An energy crisis (like a train wreck) is upon us.

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Topic: Energy Transition

A collection of articles about this energy transition

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