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.
Produced by Des Lawrence
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