AEMO: Plant Closures Helping to Stabilise South Australia’s Green Electricity GridPosted: August 3, 2017
WHAT a genius way to stabilize an energy grid destroyed by “unreliable” green energy wind and solar – simply shut down heavy industry and send those businesses and the thousands of jobs they provide to China, India or any of the other countries who use Australia’s coal that she does not allow herself to use…
Guest essay by Eric Worrall
Holden closure will help Energy Market Operator manage SA’s blackout risk, report finds
By political reporter Nick Harmsen
Part of the soon-to-be vacated Holden factory in Adelaide is about to be transformed into a temporary power station to help stave off load-shedding blackouts this summer.
But the car industry’s closure will help the authorities manage the risk of blackouts in another way.
The information is contained in the latest Electricity Forecasting Insights published by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).
“Projections for strong growth in rooftop PV and other consumer changes, along…
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