ERIC Director Steve Wright responds to claims about the state of the National Electricity Market.
The Northern Territory Government and the Australian Energy Council are the latest authorities to call for a rethink on moves in some States to quickly pull away from conventional energy generation, in favor of wind and solar power.
The renewable energy industry’s continuing denial over its starring role in South Australia’s energy crisis is one thing, if the only victim is a displaced coal-fired generator.
Alas, this is not the case.
A series of unfortunate events collided in the southern states this week, driving South Australia’s energy market to the brink, with business and industrial users threatening mass shutdowns due to skyrocketing power prices and potential power shortages.
International Gas Union, 2016
“Natural gas is clearly the most effective partner for clean energy, merely one of a number of qualities of natural gas that make it a pivotal element of the global energy mix today and tomorrow."
ERIC Director Steve Wright’s view on some of the underlying issues driving electricity price shocks, as published in a letter to the Australian Financial Review.
In this opinion piece, ERIC Director Steve Wright spells out the need to secure additional gas resources in NSW to support residential, business and industrial gas users.
If Malcolm Turnbull’s Government is to be returned, following Saturday’s very close federal election, then regional seats will have played a big part in his success.
The South Australian Government has a strong record of providing factual, easy to understand information about resource development. It is now going further, establishing a new working group, in an apparent effort to address some of the misleading information at large in the SA community and to ensure all stakeholders have an opportunity for feedback to Government.