Rethinking the energy trilemma after Gabrielle

Rethinking the energy trilemma after Gabrielle
Redclyffe power substation was in the path of the disaster as Cyclone Gabrielle hit. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
There will have to be changes to spending, regulation and the focus of the electricity sector following Cyclone Gabrielle, sector bosses say.Lines company Vector and generator/retailer Mercury both reported their half-year results on Tuesday, but much of the focus was on Gabrielle and the storm's implications for the future.Vector chief executive Simon Mackenzie said with climate change, emissions reductions, and the rising cost of living, it’s even more critical that the sector, and its regulators, understand the threat to energy inf...

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