Paris target may increase power shortage risk in Australia -regulator

Published 12:24 on August 11, 2016  /  Last updated at 12:24 on August 11, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia might face increased blackout risks if it forces coal plants offline to meet its Paris targets, the nation’s electricity market regulator said, but only if it fails to bring additional new renewable supply online.

Australia might face increased blackout risks if it forces coal plants offline to meet its Paris climate targets, the nation’s electricity market regulator said, but only if it fails to bring additional new renewable supply online.

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