Five kinds of solar curtailment

Five kinds of solar curtailment

Western Australia has recently joined South Australia in implementing a ‘Distributed Generation Management’ scheme, whereby some roof-top solar systems can be remotely turned off by the electricity system operator. Not surprisingly, that has raised...
A world first? Probably.

A world first? Probably.

Only a few years ago debate was running hot over whether even relatively low levels of renewable energy in the world’s electricity grids was achievable, and back then “renewables” typically meant large utility-scale assets. Back then few people would...