Will the latest electricity review bring climate and energy policy together at last?

Will the latest electricity review bring climate and energy policy together at last?

Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM) is under review following the state-wide blackout that hit South Australia in September.

The review, led by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, will “develop a national reform blueprint to maintain energy security and reliability". Importantly, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) specifically agreed that the review would consider Australia’s commitment under the Paris climate agreement, and how climate and energy policy can be integrated.

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

 

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