Rather than a solar tax, we should keep growing the solar pie, and improve benefit sharing through technologies like community batteries.
Investing in new gas is a poor choice, risking stranded asset write-offs for shareholders and worsening climate change. I wouldn’t spend a cent on it.
Any suggestion “clean coal” can deliver cheap reliable power should stand for what it is – a naked claim befitting an emperor with no clothes.
NEG’s low-ball target for electricity means burden falls on other sectors, and makes no economic or engineering sense.
The Coalition’s NEG – based on hastily prepared advice and zero engagement with the community – shows government has learnt nothing from the social licence issues that have plagued fossil fuel industry.
The gas industry profited enormously from electricity price spikes in South Australia. The media also played a role, using renewables as a scapegoat.
New report reveals that electricity price spikes in South Australia have reduced as renewable energy grows.