Unreliable gas supply stymieing AGL’s Aussie power plans

By Staff reporter 7 March 2017

An unreliable gas supply is the reason behind the energy shortfalls in Australia’s eastern states, according to senior executives at AGL Energy cited by The Guardian.

The company would like to build a gas-fired power station in South Australia to increase baseload capacity, but gas supply is so unreliable it is unable to proceed. AGL has even considered building an LNG terminal to solve the problem.

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