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Chief Scientist report on energy corrects Madness

…you couldn’t dream up a crazier set of events that have driven fears that South Australia is a sign of the threats to come to power supply reliability and price from lots of renewable energy…The Chief Scientist’s report provides a rational discussion about … Continue reading

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SA chaos battery storage v. failed gas and diesel

 Battery storage may well have smoothed out those bubbles, according to a report last week from Lloyds Register and RES. Engie’s Mintaro diesel generator’s emergency back-up tripped after just five seconds due to a fault, rendering it useless…Origin Energy’s Quarantine gas-fired power station … Continue reading

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Dodgy SA wind numbers, to Murdoch, from Coalition

Real reason is dependence on too few players and gas cost rising with LNG exports …from several sources that South Australia opposition Liberal Party, a big opponent of wind energy, obtained data from AEMO(Australian Energy Market Op erator) and then “stuffed … Continue reading

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