Energy

Blackout concerns as Australia braces for electricity surge

Australia is gearing up for an unusual surge in electricity demand, raising worries about possible blackouts linked to more frequent heatwaves. The Australian Energy Market Operator emphasises the need for careful planning and more storage capacity to handle the extra strain, despite improvements from added wind and solar power. As the country shifts to cleaner …

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Labor gearing up to next election in Brisbane as protesters demand better conditions

Today, the 49th National Labor Conference kicked off in Brisbane, marking the first in-person convention hosted in five years… Day one of Australia’s largest political meeting opened with economy, climate, energy and social services at the forefront. The Wire’s Eduardo Jordan and National Radio News Political Correspondent Amanda Copp were on the ground.   Image: …

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