Blackouts predicted for SA, NSW due to heat
A spike in electricity demand in South Australia and NSW on Friday as temperatures soar over 40 degrees could lead to blackouts.
The warning from the Australian Energy Market Operator comes as senators prepare to quiz it and renewable energy agencies at a public hearing in Canberra.
The AEMO released a market notice on Thursday afternoon notifying electricity generators of a 'forecast potential shortfall' in NSW on Friday from 5.30pm AEDT. Full Story