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National emissions audit shows NSW in some trouble

The Australia Institute has instituted a National Energy Emissions Audit , which Giles Parkinson wrote about at RenewEconomy.

The April-May update tells us:

  • The capacity of large-scale solar generation supplying the National Electricity Market tripled between March and early May.
  • South Australia became a net energy exporter for the first time in March, selling the state‚Äôs abundant wind-generated power into Victoria.
  • NSW coal-fired power stations have been consistently at 65% capacity despite three closures and speculation over Liddell, with imports switching from Victoria to Queensland post Hazelwood.

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