Report finds rise in solar and wind generation almost eclipsed capacity lost when Hazelwood power station closed
Growth in wind and solar energy over the past two years has almost entirely replaced the lost output from the Hazelwood power station during summer, a new report says.
The latest Green Energy Markets report says renewable energy produced 128% more megawatt hours of electricity than gas and 23% more than brown coal over the 2018-19 summer in the national electricity market states.
Original Title: Renewables produced more energy than brown coal and gas over summer
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