South Australia could reach stunning 87% wind and solar in four years

RENEW ECONOMY | South Australia – already leading the country, if not the world, with the amount of wind and solar in its electricity grid – could reach a level of 87 per cent renewables within four years, according to the latest scenarios published by the Australian Energy Market Operator.

The AEMO document outlines three core scenarios on how the South Australia generation mix could change over the next 10 years – a central scenario based on current policy settings and known investment commitments, a slow change based on slow economic growth and disinterest in emissions reduction, and a “step change” where real efforts and investment are made to reduce emissions.


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