Turnbull Wants to Bring Back Old Coal Power Plant, AGL Says No

Jon Capistrano
Jon Capistrano
September 13, 2017

The Guardian reported that Turnbull confirms the government seeks to extend the life of Australia’s oldest coal power plant.

AGL Chief Executive had this to say in response:

Coal power is not the way to reduce risk of energy supply interruptions. Adoption of more renewables and helping to foster a good renewable economy in Australia and reduce carbon emissions is the best way to achieve this.

Click here to read the full story on The Guardian

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
OUR MOST POPULAR POSTS

Trending Posts

The Future of Space-Based Solar Power Image
General

The Future of Space-Based Solar Power

Gigantic solar installations in space. It sounds fanciful – something out of Star Wars or Star Trek’s universe – but what if it’s actually possible?

Solar Trust Centre Solar Panel Featured Image
General

The Victorian Government’s Plan for Solar Aggregation

The Victorian government recently made a call for partners in a new solar pilot program. Although a trial program is always a small step, when viewed in context it’s one that provides an insight into where Victoria and other Australian states and territories will need to go in future: to continue to encourage solar panel uptake, while also properly managing the byproduct of it so an oversupply of energy isn’t fed into the grid.