Australia’s energy ministers have started the ball rolling on our renewable energy future. If we remained reliant on carbon fuels, we would have become a “stranded asset”.
Australia is a global energy giant. It ships to the world such vast tonnages of coal and LNG that it’s the third-biggest energy exporter on the planet, after Russia and Saudi Arabia. Yet the giant has been brought to its knees. This week millions of Australians living in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia were urged to turn off their electric appliances during times of peak demand to avoid blackouts.
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