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Generators want money to keep burning coal while waiting for wind, solar and storage

Generators want money to keep burning coal while waiting for wind, solar and storage

The controversial capacity market – at least as imagined by Australia’s leading energy institutions – may be dead in the water as a serious policy proposal, but the owners of the country’s ageing coal generators are ramping up their calls for more funds to help them burn coal for longer.

It’s the dilemma that won’t go away – how to build enough renewables and storage to replace the coal plants due to retire, or how to keep coal plants running long enough to build the new wind, solar and storage capacity that will replace them.

It’s not a question of if, but of when and…

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