NSW pricing regulator flags a cut to state’s solar feed-in tariff, linked to fall in wholesale power prices rooftop solar helped deliver.
In first of three articles on electricity network tariff reform, we look at Tariff Structure Statements, and why you should care about them.
What is a reasonable Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and why should a solar household in Bundanoon receive less than a solar household in Ballarat?
Changes sweeping the electricity sectors in Japan and China suggest a hugely uncertain future for coal-fired power and a rapidly increasing risk of stranded assets.
Horizon Power pilot scheme to adapt “mobile phone” style plans to set consumption limits in times of peak demand.
Network operators are getting excited about the possibilities of solar and storage, and see their future in providing full service plans to consumers. This terrifies gentailers, who argue network monopolies should be ring-fenced from the market. It promises to be a huge battle.
Battery storage, air conditioning and appliances such as washing machines banned from off peak loads, in another sign that utilities are panicking about revenue streams.
Current cost-reflective tariffs drive a significantly lower reduction in network peaks than in customer peaks.
NSW networks have dropped plans for a “solar tax”, as new report finds that truly cost reflective tariffs “too complicated” for Australian households.