Monday, 15 May 2017

039 - Hazelwood's closure has impacted Victoria's emissions intensity

Almost all public discourse on Hazelwood's closure was about energy security and reliability - there was close to no discussion on how it'd impact emissions. Calculating the actual decrease would take some analysis, but AEMO's public emissions data shows that the intensity of emission, per unit of output, have decreased since the closure of Australia's oldest and dirtiest power station.

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