Last week, a parable of Australia’s energy policy chaos came to light. This is the story of the shifting fortunes of Vales Point. The old coal-fired power station was sold by the NSW state government in 2015 for $1 million dollars. It’s already made the new owners $40 million. We investigate how.
Electricity generation and greenhouse gas emission data for Australia’s fleet of coal power stations.
Visualise and analyse how Australia’s large-scale power generation varies from state to state.
Our high-profile 2016 report lifted the lid on the legacy pits that will remain when coal mining ceases in the Hunter valley. These “final voids” may be hundreds of metres deep and kilometres in length and their impact and scale were poorly understood.
Fossil fuels are big business in Australia, but how much of the country is touched by the industry? Energy and Resource Insights has answered that question and the results are surprising.