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Grid problems now the biggest turnoff for renewable energy investment in Australia – RenewEconomy

Grid connection problems cited by leading developers and financiers as biggest risk to investments in renewables in Australia.

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Australias complex tangle of electricity grid connection, congestion and system strength issues is quickly becoming a major barrier to the next big wave of renewable energy investment, a panel of industry insiders has warned.
In a webinar hosted by the Clean Energy Council on Tuesday afternoon, panellists ranging from CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth to Octopus Investments managing director Simon Reynolds said increasing uncertainty around connection and commissioning of large-scale solar and wind energy…

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