Our power grid is crying out for capacity, but should we open the gas valves?

With high gas prices partly to blame for the electricity blackouts that hit South Australia this month, and gas-fired generators caught short in New South Wales two days later, it is hardly surprising to hear calls for Australia to expand production. ...But how much extra gas do we need? And how do we square this with the equally pressing need to reduce our use of fossil fuels?

Read more of this article authored by Dylan McConnell in The Conversation here.