Market could blindside Origin and Energy Australia

Origin and Energy Australia's oligopolistic efforts to undermine renewable energy could be countered by unexpected market changes and innovations in larger-scale solar PV.

In the article, Time for panic stations on wind power?, I noted that because wind farms have lead times of a few years, there is concern time is running short to address an emerging shortfall of supply in 2017 under the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET). But this could actually present opportunities for commercial-scale solar and for companies that can bypass the big retailers and go direct to commercial and industrial power customers.

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