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Power company penalised over SA blackout

Power generator Engie has paid $60,000 in penalties after the Australian Energy Regulator found it failed to respond promptly to calls for more power from an Adelaide power station during a blackout in 2016.

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Energy system designed for "different century"

The operator of the national electricity market says last week’s widespread blackout in South Australia is part of the “complex reality” of a system designed for a different century, which now lacks the “depth” to cope with multiple challenges.