Crumbling electricity grid is a disaster waiting to happen: report 5th May, 2021 By Matthew Elmas, The New Daily, Finance News Forget "gold plated". Cobwebs are growing on our electricity grid. Photo: TND A billion-dollar investment gap in the upkeep of Australia’s electricity grid could undermine our ability to keep the lights on during natural disasters. … Continue reading Crumbling Electricity Grid Is A Disaster Waiting To Happen:
"This is not justified on the basis of reliability," Grattan Institute energy director Tony Wood said.
2nd July 2020 Chris Russell, The Advertiser MAKING rooftop solar owners pay to send energy into the grid should be considered as the system grapples with keeping the grid stable, the Australian Energy Regulator says. Other options include charging solar owners for the necessary upgrades to the grid – or paying them to have their … Continue reading Solar Owners Should Pay To Sell Or Be Paid For Switching Off.
19th February 2020 Source: Sky News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtACa5YksUc Sky News host Chris Kenny says “the renewables zealots have been out there spinning a line that it was renewable energy, solar and wind, that got South Australia through this testing [weather] period”. Mr Kenny said what “saved” South Australia “from blackouts this month” was “a big crank … Continue reading ‘Zealots’ Claim Renewable Energy, Solar & Wind’ Got SA Through January.
'An AEMO spokesman said the scale and pace of solar and wind generation connected in electrically remote areas of the National Energy Market was presenting “unprecedented” technical issues that were affecting grid performance and operational stability.'