Energy in turmoil
Posted on: Sun 17 Sep 2017
The announcement by energy company, AGL, that it intends to close its Liddell power station in 2022, triggered panic from the Federal Government. Liddell is an ancient and unreliable coal power station. It would require major upgrades to function efficiently beyond 2022. Yet the government still wants to extend its working life. To examine the present and future landscape of Australia’s energy market, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Alan Pears, Senior Industry Fellow, at RMIT University.
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