Blowouts and roundabouts

Updated August 22 2023 - 7:07am, first published August 11 2023 - 8:53am

"Time is running out"

Re The GenCost Report, Rewiring Australia and Hume Link. It was quite a surprise when CSIRO's chief energy economist recently pointed out the severe limitations of CSIRO's GenCost report. And it was even more of a shock to find out that the cost of firming (batteries, hydro, Bio energy) and Transmission: 20,000kms of powerlines - required additional components of 'The Renewable Energy Superpower' - hadn't even been included in the total cost to "rewire Australia". This revealed a huge lack of discipline and planning, and throws into question the claim that 'renewables ARE the cheapest form of energy'.

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