5.3.24. Fixing the National Electricity Market

The National Electricity Market wasn’t made for a renewable energy future. Here’s how to fix it

Renewable energy is displacing the electricity traded through the wholesale market and supplied via the transmission system. In their Conversation article, Dr Vikki McLeod and Prof. Marcus Foth reveal how Australia’s National Energy Market’s design does not allow for harnessing the full economic and technical potential of the millions of consumer-owned generators. They stress the need for collaborative government leadership and urgent market reforms to achieve affordable energy transition.

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