Why South Australia had a state wide blackout

Two things happened in South Australia yesterday. Firstly, there was a big storm. An absolutely massive storm. A yuuuuge storm, as Donald Trump would say. The biggest storm in 52 years. Then that storm knocked down a bunch of massive electricity transmission towers. Twenty-two of them, to be precise.

Two things are really surprising about this to me:

  1. A Junkee article is the voice of reason and not a recounting of the latest Bachelor episode.
  2. Politicians are that stupid to believe or worse perpetuate that renewable energy is to blame and something we should move away from! Are you freakin’ serious?!!!

Source: The SA Blackout Had Nothing To Do With Renewable Energy, So Politicians Should Stop Blaming It

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