Our coal-fired generators are failing, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made the gas that fires the generators that are replacing them expensive, and it’s suddenly got cold.
Soaring costs for coal and gas point to serious issues within Australia’s electricity market, with more retail prices likely.
Takeover bids for Australia’s last listed energy network companies suggest these monopolies are charging way more than necessary.
Four wind farm operators must face the federal court over allegations they failed their basic responsibilities during the 2016 South Australian blackout.
The ACCC says the electricity market is facing its most challenging time, with the present situation being unacceptable and unsustainable.