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MYTH: Renewable energy made the South Australian blackouts worse

FACT: A severe storm resulted in catastrophic failure to power infrastructure

In 2016 a one-in-50 year weather event hit the state, with damaging winds exceeding 90km/h and 80,000 lightning strikes reported. This resulted in catastrophic failure to power infrastructure with 22 transmission towers fallen. As a standard safety response, the SA energy system was isolated from the National Electricity Market.

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