Politics

Energy Security from the Port Augusta Solar Thermal Plant?

Posted on: Thu 17 Aug 2017

“A lot of people are concerned about climate change, but they’re also concerned about their electricity bills and we’ve got the highest in the nation.”

Energy has been a major concern for the State Government. With this proposed Solar Thermal Plant in Port Augusta the government hopes to secure energy for the State.

State political analyst, Associate Professor Haydon Manning from Flinders University spoke to Jennie Lenman about the politics surrounding the plan and the backlash from industry leaders.

Produced by Tom Jordan

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

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