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Hydrogen – what you need to know
Insight 12 Jul 2019

The COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group continues its work on the National Hydrogen Strategy, with the release of its issues papers series. The nine papers are a fascinating look at the breadth, depth and interwoven nature of the issues facing hydrogen. ...

Opposition's promise of $1 billion for hydrogen reflects growing optimism
Insight 14 Feb 2019

The Federal Oppositions recent announcement of a 11 billion National Hydrogen Plan to support development of hydrogen technologies and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure is only the latest development demonstrating the industrys potential growth Partner Igor Bogdanich Associate Holly Woodcroft ...

Steps taken to progress Strategic Energy Plan
Insight 27 Nov 2018

The Energy Security Board has developed five key outcomes and a list of objectives for the National Electricity Market, and is seeking industry feedback on the proposed metrics for evaluating market performance against these objectives. ...

The revival of the Retailer Reliability Obligation
Insight 20 Nov 2018

In the wake of the last COAG Energy Council meeting at which it was agreed the National Energy Guarantees reliability component should be progressed new draft legislation gives effect to a Retailer Reliability Obligation Partner Anna Collyer and Associate Luisa Colosimo report ...

Solar farms in the spotlight - Victorian draft guidelines released
Insight 09 Nov 2018

The Victorian Government has released draft guidelines for the design assessment and development of large-scale solar farms Partner Jillian Button Senior Associate Emily Johnstone Associate Isabella Kelly and Lawyer Zainab Mahmood provide an overview of the guidelines key features ...

New developments in Vietnam's renewable energy sector
Insight 14 Sep 2018

Vietnam has revised certain aspects of its laws around wind and solar power The Prime Ministers Decision 39 increases the feed-in tariff for wind power projects to the equivalent of 85 US cents per kWh for onshore and 98 US cents per kWh for offshore and sets the commercial operation date deadline ...

Solar farm wins court approval despite conflicts with planning schemes
Insight 27 Aug 2018

The Queensland Planning and Environment Court has approved a solar farm located on good quality agricultural land despite high level conflicts between the proposed development and the provisions of the relevant planning schemes Partner Bill McCredie and Special Counsel Rosanne Meurling review the ...

National Energy Guarantee on hold in favour of interventionist powers
Insight 21 Aug 2018

In a sharp turnaround over the weekend the Government announced yesterday it would not introduce the emissions component of the National Energy Guarantee into Parliament but instead would focus on delivering greater powers to intervene in electricity markets to protect customers from the effects of ...

National Energy Guarantee moves to the next stage
Insight 15 Aug 2018

The COAG Energy Council has voted to progress the development of the National Energy Guarantee by approving the release of the draft National Electricity Law amendments. This Insight considers the next steps towards its implementation. ...

A new framework for transmission network connections
Insight 30 Jul 2018

The amendments to the National Electricity Rules will provide a new framework for transmission network connections. ...