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Wind farms are pushing down the price of electricity in the electricity market. Chris J Stewart, Starfish Wind Farm, Cape Jervis, South Australia.

Are wind farms messing up the electricity market?

South Australia's recent blackout raised questions about the role of wind energy in Australia's electricity network.
Malcolm Turnbull said what happened in South Australia should be a ‘wake-up call’. Scott Gelston/AAP

Turnbull turns South Australia crisis into row over renewables

Maybe it was because he was in Tasmania and somewhat out of things. Or perhaps he was so intent on the political point he was about to make that he didn’t think the situation through. For whatever reason…
Adelaide goes dark after wild storms caused the entire state’s power to fail. AAP Image/David Mariuz

What caused South Australia’s state-wide blackout?

South Australia is recovering from a state-wide blackout, and fingers are pointing at the state's renewable energy industry and climate change.

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