For every unsubstantiated political claim made about the National Energy Guarantee, there is an equal and opposite informed and balanced Twitter response.
Here is one, featuring RE regular and senior advisor to the Climate and Energy College at Melbourne University, Simon Holmes à Court, explaining to ABC TV’s The Drum why the NEG isn’t worth the Excel spreadsheet its modelling is printed on.
You can also read Simon here, on what the NEG will do, to large-scale wind, solar and even battery storage. Spoiler: it’s not good.
“The three things the NEG is supposed to deliver to us, it absolutely doesn’t.” Energy adviser @simonahac says the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) fails on these 3 points:
🚫- Emissions ☀️
🚫- Reliability ⚡️
🚫- Price 💰#auspol #TheDrum pic.twitter.com/EqbHHJD35b
— ABC The Drum (@ABCthedrum) August 14, 2018