Tag: australian grid

Australian AEMO’s 2022 ISP: Transmission a key enabler for energy transition 

Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) is witnessing a once-in-a-century shift in the manner electricity is generated and consumed. As the country races to meet the target of net zero by 2050, the NEM will see a replacement of legacy assets with low-cost renewables, deployment of energy storage and other forms of firming capacity, and reconfiguration of the power grid to enable bidirectional energy flows.

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Australia reviews grid planning: AEMC’s recommendations to foster investment 

Australia is moving apace to meet its net zero target by 2050. The country’s policymakers and regulators are extensively reviewing the existing regulatory framework to make sure it is flexible enough to support the ongoing energy transition. Since transmission is an important enabler in this process, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) recently published its recommendations in its draft report on ‘Transmission Planning and Investment Review (Stage 2).’

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