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The Electricity Series P3 – Charges and Accounting

Here it is, the final installation in the Electricity Series. Here I go into some of the (utterly boring, but important) methods and reasons behind how you and the rest of the grid are charged for electricity use. From this … Continue reading

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The Electricity Series P2 – AC/DC and the Grid

This is part 2 of what is likely to be a gripping trilogy of posts on how electricity is made and moved around Australia. Part 1: The basics is available here.Part 3 – Charges and Accounting is available here Today … Continue reading

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The Electricity Series P1 – Basics

You might find this hard to believe, but I am regularly asked to explain how electricity works and in particular how the grid works. I’ve been thinking about and answering this question for a while so it’s probably time I … Continue reading

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Government, renewables and exercising choice.

This is a summary of a talk I gave at Meridian Conversations a couple of weeks ago. But, now I’m sober and have the internet, so this version will be a bit better researched. More than anything, it’s about how … Continue reading

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