Last week, the 500kV backbone connection running through southwestern Victoria was severed by the collapse of six transmission towers west of Geelong. How did the S.A. system survive?
Solar farms are facing significant headwinds in Australia’s messy grid.
Is it “millions of households and businesses face being plunged into darkness” or “a 99.998% chance of no cuts at all”? Actually, you’d be wrong on both counts.
Far from being a “solution” to Australia’s power sector ills, the NEG, in its current state, raises as many questions as it purports to answer.