Electricity

When Green Fantasies Come True
3 November 2016

When Green Fantasies Come True

The fact that French electricity multinational Engie would rather close its doors than continue to operate in Victoria tells you all you need to know about the impact of Green renewable energy policies. Engie today confirmed that it would close Victoria’s Hazelwood power station in March 2017 and in a surprise move said it would also try to sell its
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Ensuring A Future For Australian Coal Fired Power Stations
1 November 2016

Ensuring A Future For Australian Coal Fired Power Stations

Electricity systems exist to provide safe, reliable and affordable power to consumers and to businesses. The role of government should only be to support competition and private sector innovation in energy markets. When the production of economically viable electricity can also support the employment of thousands of people, particularly in regional Australia, this is a genuine win-win. The international market
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1 November 2016

Submission To The Senate Environment And Communications Committee – Ensuring A Future For Australian Coal Fired Power Stations

Electricity systems exist to provide safe, reliable and affordable power to consumers and to businesses. The role of government should only be to support competition and private sector innovation in energy markets. When the production of economically viable electricity can also support the employment of thousands of people, particularly in regional Australia, this is a genuine win-win. The international market
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Energy Ministers Need To Facilitate, Not Limit, Consumer Choices
19 August 2016

Energy Ministers Need To Facilitate, Not Limit, Consumer Choices

As the nation’s Energy Ministers prepare for Friday’s meeting in Canberra to discuss how to “ensure energy markets remain stable and secure” it would be a major step forward if the gathering acknowledged that previous policies had mistaken capacity for the ability to deliver. Imagine if the winner of a tender to build a 20-kilometre road took the cash, laid
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