November 22, 2019

AEMO should be given a significant capital injection and expanded powers to fix Australia’s creaking energy grid

Power transmission lines with lightning above

Ahead of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council Ministerial meeting on Friday 22 November 2019, EY released an action plan to fix Australia’s creaking energy grid. Here, Matt Rennie, Oceania Power and Utilities Leader at EY, discusses the action needed to prevent Australia’s energy grid falling into disarray over the next decade. Ahead of his…

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March 12, 2019

Creating a flexible, modular grid for the future

Western Power is building a bright energy future that incorporates new technologies and a more flexible network to meet customers’ changing energy needs. Here, Fiona Bishop, Executive Manager of Change and Innovation at Western Power, discusses the opportunities of the electricity grid and new technologies. Ahead of her appearance at the Digital Utilities 2019 conference,…

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November 19, 2018

Why ‘behind the meter’ exposes what’s wrong with utility thinking

distributed energy resources - rooftop solar

An array of new technologies are primed to change the way that utilities do business and interact with customers. Here, Wayne Pales, GM Technology Strategy at the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), discusses how current energy operating models require major revisions to be compatible with the grid of the future. Ahead of his appearance at…

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