Wind and solar “tidal wave” will force early coal plant closures

Posted on: Tue 2 Mar 2021

Many of Australia’s coal-fired generators are facing unplanned and early retirements, as their revenues fall to unsustainable levels.

A new analysis has found that a surge in wind and solar investment is pushing coal out of the electricity market.

The findings have been detailed in a joint analysis completed by Green Energy Markets and the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.

To find out more Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Tristan Edis, the Director – Analysis and Advisory at Green Energy Markets.

“Tidal wave” of new wind and solar will force early coal plant closures

Produced by Des Lawrence

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