"A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria  

VICTORIA is about to ‘walk off a cliff’, according to RISC Advisory principal analyst Joe Collins, who blamed policy settings that favour wind, discourage brown coal and do not favour gas as a backup at the RIU Good Oil conference in Perth this week.

"A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria   "A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria   "A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria   "A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria   "A lot more gas is going to be needed": RISC on Victoria  

Ararat wind farm in Victoria

Wind power is set to increase by 80% over the next 12 months, but on days when the wind doesn't blow large amounts of gas-fired power is needed as a  back-up - and the southeast Australian market