A just published Australian Energy Market Operator report highlights the urgent “opportunity” for the provision of reliable electricity to Australia’s East Coast grid.
Aussie Climate and Energy Minister Chris Bowen is confident the grid will remain reliable as dispatchable generators are decommissioned, despite official reports which warn there are big problems.
From all of the above, ie. from looking at the full picture, wind and solar demonstrably drive up the cost of electricity.
Rafe Champion, Independent Scholar, Sydney The Australian electric power supply is on the edge of a cliff because one more substantial coal-fired power station is scheduled to close in 2023.…