The Climate Council’s latest manifesto is a recipe for higher power prices and more blackouts. It ignores real-life issues in favour of a dim ideological determination to shut down the use of fossil fuels. At a time when South Australia’s power grid has the least reliability in the nation, the Climate Council wants the Federal…
Organisations like the Australia Institute and the Climate Council never miss a chance to attack fossil fuel energy and promote the cost and reliability merits of renewable energy.
AEMO this week released its latest forecast of energy needs, highlighting a pressing concern for continuity of electricity supply in NSW and other parts of the East Coast network in the decade ahead.
There has been plenty of background noise in the lead-up to the imminent release of the review of national energy markets by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Alan Finkel. Amid the speculation there have been some interesting announcements – and some dubious claims.