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Wind, batteries in AGL's Liddell exit plan

AGL Energy appears to be standing by its decision to close NSW’s ageing Liddell coal-fired power station, telling shareholders extending the life of Liddell would cost too much money, and that the bulk of the power lost through shutting the plant could be made up using wind power.

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SA: the powerless state

South Australia’s blackout has raised many questions about the state’s electricity network, but the truth is that such an event should never have happened – and it must never happen again, writes Richard Blandy.