WA's utility death spiral in 4 charts

University of WA analysis suggests the WA grid could experience zero demand for central grid power in the middle of the day as early as 2026 based on plausible declines in the cost of solar systems. And cheap batteries don't help the situation.

Adjunct Professor Bill Grace from the University of WA has developed a model for plausible uptake of solar PV systems that makes for a series of confronting charts for power sector executives and also government policymakers.

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