Lose a coal-fired baseload power station and here's the result
Tuesday, 25 May 2021
Energex confirmed more than 378,000 residents across the state‘s southeast, stretching from the Gold Coast to Caboolture, north of Brisbane, had been affected. Ergon Energy reported a further 90,000 residents in greater Queensland as feeder lines to the state’s central, southwest and northern regions were impacted.
Jeff of FNQ writes:
Callide Power Station at Biloela shutdown @14:06 this arvo and electricity outages affected the State from the Gold Coast to the Daintree with 375,000 customers affected.
Where was the wind and solar energy that the politicians, with a few exceptions, want us to rely on?
Thanks to Amortiser for this chart.