Instead of building expensive new power stations, the energy sector is increasingly focused on trying to get households and industries to cut back on electricity use when demand is high.

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"Wholesale demand response" is coming … and it's set to revolutionise the electricity system," Dan Cass, energy policy lead at The Australia Institute, said. "Demand response could allow coal plants to close early"

Happy days. What an admission of failure by our ruling class. Just get the plebs to turn off their airconditioners: they won't notice that they don't have reliable power any more. That'll fix the world's climate. You'll thank us one day.


F that. I'm not going to be told by these idiots when I can use electricity. I can do that just fine myself.

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