This is because of Australia’s jumping on the renewables bandwagon and outlawing reliable energy.
The progressives want to take 1st world countries and downgrade them to 2nd and 3rd world countries in order to save Gaia.
How many will have to freeze before they take pitchforks in hand and march against their representatives?
“Cold snap” triggers power-price surge to 160 times the usual rate
Several major electricity power stations went down on Thursday night, unprepared for a spike in demand caused by a cold snap along Australia’s east coast.
It forced one of Australia’s largest aluminium smelters to shut down its potlines for an hour at a time to help keep the state’s lights on.