Energy Roadmap part of broader NSW Coalition shift to renewables with debate to resume in NSW parliament on Tuesday

Ian Kirkwood
Updated April 14 2021 - 11:22pm, first published November 16 2020 - 8:03am
ROLE MODEL: The Kidston Clean Energy Hub at the former Kidston gold mine 280km inland from Townsville. A 50MW solar farm is on the grid and the two water-filled mine voids are the basis of a planned 270MW pumped hydro system.
ROLE MODEL: The Kidston Clean Energy Hub at the former Kidston gold mine 280km inland from Townsville. A 50MW solar farm is on the grid and the two water-filled mine voids are the basis of a planned 270MW pumped hydro system.

CLIMATE change, coal mining, renewables and the power grid. Between them, they've been the subject of some of this country's most heated political debates over the past few decades.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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