Australia’s Rocketing Prices & Looming Summer Blackouts Ensure Coal-Fired Power has a Long Way to Run

  Reports of the ‘death of coal’ have been greatly exaggerated. Around 80% of Australia’s electricity comes from coal-fired plant; with most of the balance from gas and hydro, in that order. No amount of statistical finessing from the wind and solar industries can budge their presently risible contributions to Australia’s power needs above more […]

Miners gang up on the RET

Australia’s miners have carried its economy along on a wave of investment and export growth over the last 20 years – so when they talk – governments listen (see our post here). Here’s a cracking piece by Minerals Council Chief, Brendon Pearson that appeared in The Australian. No end in sight to soaring electricity prices […]