Matt Kean tells Sydney to reduce energy usage between 5.30pm-8pm tonight
Energy Minister Matt Kean has told Sydney residents to reduce energy usage between 5.30pm and 8pm tonight.
The Minister told Jim Wilson, The Australian Energy Market Operator system informed him that “supply conditions will be tight”.
“A number of the generators that we rely on to produce our electricity haven’t come online in the way we expect them to,” he said.
“We’re not telling people to turn off their heating… we’re just saying maybe if you’re washing the dishwasher at 7.30pm to delay it until 8.30pm.”
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