In first of three articles on electricity network tariff reform, we look at Tariff Structure Statements, and why you should care about them.
The NEG is yet another case of Australian exceptionalism in energy, typical of the toxic mix of muddled thinking and ideology that dominates regulatory oversight of this industry.
Energy debate in Australia seems overly focused on supply side of the market – it should look more closely at demand.
The Australian public has been ‘negged’ by unfounded fears of blackouts. Will we be ‘negged’ again by the proposed new energy policy?
With energy policy set to remain a political battleground in Australia, physics, in the form of global warming, will continue to gradually push decarbonization to the top of the policy agenda.
Better data would reassure consumers that price changes are the result of real problems, such as weather or machinery failure, rather than market manipulation.
Governments, understandably, want to make sure the lights stay on. But now is the time for perspective, not panic.
Policy responses to high electricity prices should pay more attention to how consumers can be helped to use less electricity
AEMC attempts to defend incumbent gen-tailers by saying how delighted customers are with their electricity service and pricing, and blaming renewables as the biggest black cloud on the horizon. They have to be kidding, right?
While Malcolm has been pumping Snowy 2.zero, Craig has been promising death by renewables, Josh reckons we are on track to meet Paris commitments and Barnaby is backing coal.