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Brown coal power drops to lowest level

Jan 02, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

Brown coal generation fell to its lowest level in the history of the modern power grid in the December quarter, as solar and wind generation surged and coal's retreat was exacerbated by scheduled maintenance and accidents.

The development marks another milestone in the evolution of the modern eastern states' National Electricity Market from a centralised grid dominated by huge thermal generators to a decentralised grid with a constantly changing mix of fossil fuel, solar, wind and hydro en...