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Proposed New Planning Rules for Wind Farms and Solar Farms in SA

The draft new Planning and Design Code for rural areas in South Australia has been released for public consultation until 29 November 2019. The Code is intended to come into…

Launch of South Australia’s Hydrogen Action Plan

The South Australian Government has now launched its Hydrogen Action Plan, which builds on the Hydrogen Roadmap for South Australia released in 2017.The Hydrogen Action Plan The Hydrogen Action Plan…

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) – release of detailed design

The Commonwealth Government and the Energy Security Board (ESB) have released detailed design proposals for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) for public consultation until 6 July (emissions) and 13 July…

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) – new details emerge

Following consideration of responses to its February 2018 consultation paper, the Energy Security Board (ESB) has recently released its high level design proposal for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).  Simultaneously,…

National Energy Guarantee – further details announced

On 17 October 2017 the Federal Government announced its proposal to adopt a National Energy Guarantee (NEG) though offered limited details about its intended operation. On 15 February 2018 the…

Crackdown on the sale of electricity assets to foreign investors – FIRB conditions to be imposed.

On 1 February 2018 the Federal Government announced that all future applications for the purchase of electricity assets by foreign investors will be closely monitored and attract conditions. Crackdown on…

Finlaysons advises Nexif Energy on the development of Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia

Finlaysons, together with Herbert Smith Freehills, has advised Nexif Energy on the development of the $300 million first stage of the Lincoln Gap wind farm in South Australia. Nexif Energy…

National Energy Guarantee – what will it mean?

The NEG The NEG was proposed to the Australian Government by the Energy Security Board (ESB) which was established based on Finkel’s recommendation. The NEG reportedly aims to provide a…

Energy Security Target – Securing South Australia’s Energy

The South Australian Government has announced the Energy Security Target (EST) which aims to place downward pressure on electricity prices and provide energy system stability. If passed, the scheme will…

Addressing the Energy Crisis in South Australia – Blackouts and Heatwaves

SA is considered to be in an energy crisis following the state-wide power outage event that occurred on 28 September 2016 (Black system) and a heatwave that occurred in early…

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