Does coal have a future in Australia?

There will be some difficult conversations ahead on the future of our coal-fired plants and while many should be retired, the more efficient could be used in hybridisation with renewable generation.

With the recent release of the Climate Change Authority ‘Caps and Targets Review’ issues paper, which aims to identify appropriate emissions reduction goals for Australia, it is worth exploring the possible transition pathways that could eventuate in the electricity sector. In particular, it is clear that there will be some difficult conversations ahead on the future of our many coal-fired generation assets. 

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