An energy crisis in South Australia in July that sent prices soaring shows that Australia must urgently develop policies to maintain reliable, affordable and sustainable power.
A report by think tank the Grattan Institute said the crisis – when the wholesale electricity price averaged AUS$230 per megawatt hour, three-and-a-half times the price in eastern states – acted as a “canary in the coalmine”.
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