The Weekly Dispatch: Driving change

In this Weekly Dispatch:

  1. The Commonwealth Government has not approved plans by the Victorian Government to build a terminal to support offshore wind construction due to concerns around the impact on wetlands. The Victorian Premier said that steps can be taken to mitigate the impact on wetlands.
  2. An arctic blast in the US in the coming days could break demand records in ERCOT.
  3. Up to 50 GW of offshore wind auctions are slated for Europe in 2024.
  4. 2023 was the warmest year on record.
  5. The UK Government has released a consultation paper on the design of mechanism to support long duration energy storage.
  6. ESIG has released a report on how EVs can be better integrated into distribution networks.
  7. EVs made up a quarter of new cars registered in New Zealand in 2023.
  8. Podcasts of the week: Columbia Energy Exchange on the top energy headlines in Washington in 2024; Montel Weekly on the role of interconnectors in Europe.
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