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So how cheap is renewable energy?

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

This table from Peter Rees is an interesting analysis of proposed power plants for South Australia. At a time when zealots are claiming that so-called renewables (wind and solar) are cheaper than alternatives, the reality of building costs says otherwise. The notes and commentary are Peter’s as well. The three renewable projects will produce a […]

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Posted by Graham at 10:38 am | Comments (13) |

Analysis of electricity costs for 18 and 19 January heat wave

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

This cost of the self-induced energy shortage in southern Australia over the 18-19 January was in the vicinity of $400 million.

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Posted by Tom Quirk at 11:24 am | Comments (4) |
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