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Power crisis at the door

Australia’s energy policies are friendless as consumers protest price hikes, panicking governments try to avert summer blackouts and usually cautious officials characterise the predicament as dire.

John Robertson

Viewpoint > From-the-capital

Power crisis at the door

Australia’s energy policies are friendless as consumers protest price hikes, panicking governments try to avert summer blackouts and usually cautious officials characterise the predicament as dire.

John Robertson

Power crisis at the door

Tesla offered power-storage solutions for South Australia after poor energy planning unpinned mass blackouts last year

Australia has a superabundance of natural energy sources: coal, oil, gas, uranium, sun, wind, water and a plethora of battery storage minerals give the country an enviable array of options with which to independently manage its energy needs.