The whole state was plunged into darkness during a damaging storm that downed transmission lines in September and Finkel was asked to lead a review of the incident expected to create a blueprint for increased energy security across the national market.
Energy ministers have now appointed panel members to help him, including former Origin Energy finance and strategy director Karen Moses, Clean Energy Regulator chief executive Chloe Munro, NSW chief scientist and former University of Adelaide Vice-Chancellor Mary O’Kane, and former chief executive of Queensland’s Energex Terry Effeney.
A preliminary report will be prepared by the COAG meeting in December, with a final report to be delivered in the new year.
– with AAP
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