Victoria Heat Blackouts Spark Blame Game
Rain may be soaking Victoria but the legacy of the state's hot spell continues, as politicians squabble over who is to blame for tens of thousands...
More Power Needed to Keep Summer Lights On
Consumers will have to pay for generators to be kept on stand-by to fill shortfalls in electricity during summer peaks or face the prospect of blackouts.
SA, Victoria Risk Summer Blackouts
South Australians and Victorians face the risk of four-hour blackouts over summer unless governments follow through on plans for new battery storage and diesel generators.
No More Blackouts in SA: Gov’t Buy’s New Power Generators
South Australia will buy nine new generators to overcome any shortfalls in electricity during summer and cut the risk of blackouts.
Premier Defends SA’s Battery Power Plan
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has brushed aside federal government disinterest in the state's plan to build the world's biggest battery to help stabilise its energy...
Electricity Load Shedding the Only Option for SA
Sixty thousand properties in South Australia were blacked out by mistake during last week's heatwave, a report into the incident has revealed, with the bungle blamed...
SA Hospitals Backup Power to be Reviewed after Blackout
The systems keeping South Australia's hospitals running when power is lost will be reviewed after failures during the state's blackout.
10,000 Victoria Homes Still Without Power
Thousands of Victorian homes will spend a third night without power after the weekend's deadly winds wreaked havoc across much of the state.