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Federal election: Contrasting solutions to building Australia’s new and more flexible electricity system

To reduce emissions, incorporate new technology and energy sources, Australia needs a new electricity system. Key points: Rooftop solar and renewable energy is making the power grid more complicated The Liberal Party is focusing on new technology to lower prices and reduce carbon emissions Labor wants big polluters to pay more for failing to reduce emissions and to fund community power projects The grid of the future needs to be more stable, less centralised and handle large amounts of renewables. The question this election is how to build it. Brisbane company eleXsys wants to help transform the grid. It is…