Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme – Behind the News

On 17 October 1949 huge blasts marked the beginning of one of the world’s biggest engineering projects – the Snowy Mountains Electric Scheme. The government’s plan was to use all the melting snow up here by directing all of that water into rivers and through huge turbines. That’s called hydroelectricity. Some of the water was […]

Finkel Energy Report – Behind the News

AMELIA: Can you imagine a world without electricity? I think it would kind of turn into a post-apocalyptic type of world where people are fighting over batteries. I would have a plan. Like, I’d try to get all the world’s guinea pigs and hamsters and have them running on their little wheels, ’cause I think […]