Summer is here. How's our electricity grid coping?

A lot of debate has been around Australia's eastern electricity market in the past few months. It is great to see Environment Victoria going through with smart tactics to get some real science into the issue - well ahead of fossil fuel lobbyists. 

Even though our coal power stations have now become a major cause of unreliability to our energy grid, its not all bad news. With the new Tesla big battery running in South Australia, we now have a great new way of storing our renewable energy in addition to the increase of residential rooftop solar, reducing strain on the old grid.  

From failed coal power stations to new and cheaper electricity supply solutions, Environment Victoria has released a new campaign outlining '5 facts you need to know about energy this summer'. 

For more detail, read their full media backgrounder here