Monthly Archive: August 2019

Mortlake peaking power queried

August 23, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP, has written to the Energy Minister to seek clarification about when the Mortlake gas-fired power station will come back online after a fire damaged the large generator earlier this year.   “Our energy supply infrastructure needs to boost power output on hot summer days,” Mr Riordan said. “With power...


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Energy supply crisis

August 22, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP, has questioned why the Andrews Government is not acting to safeguard energy supplies for Polwarth’s homes, farms and businesses this summer.   “The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released a report highlighting the lack of capacity in Victoria’s baseload electricity supply,” Mr Riordan said.   “It is not...


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