Does lights out in South Australia put the red light on investment?

Around 200,000 South Australians have experienced another black out.

Critical industry such as BHP Billiton’s Olympic dam and the Alcoa smelter in Victoria were also impacted by the outage.

BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie says this latest outage jeopardises Australia’s attractiveness as a place to invest.

Story features: David Blowers, Energy Fellow at the Grattan Institute

Image: ‘Electric Crossroads’ by Michael Coghlan on Flickr

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