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Australia’s energy future – an expert view

‘In a predominantly renewable energy supply mix, we find that the concept of ‘base-load power station’ is redundant. The important result is that renewable energy mixes can give the same reliability of the whole generating system in meeting demand as the existing polluting fossil-fuelled system.’ In Climate Spectator, Mark Diesendorf,  Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Environmental Studies at UNSW, debates the Grattan Institute report ‘No quick fix for Australia’s future energy challenge’. Read his incisive comments here.