NEM at crisis point: Grattan

THE Grattan Institute has warned against politicians making knee-jerk responses that may push prices higher and that urgent action is needed in Australia’s energy sector to reduce the risk of power blackouts and restrictions this summer.

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Nick Xenophon.

Weakness in the east coast grid has been exposed by last September's state-wide blackout in South Australia and a series of smaller outages and incidents over the past 18 months.