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South Australia’s Electricity Prices Spark Calls for National Inquiry into Wind & Solar

Posted on September 5, 2016

In the 2014 Annual Residential Electricity Price Trends report, electricity prices in South Australia were expected to fall in 2015 and remain flat in 2016/17 thanks to a combination of falling demand, lower wholesale electricity prices and tighter rules on network costs.Fast forward to 2016, it’s a total contrast given the hike in electricity prices.Earlier this year, two energy companies AGL and Origin Energy increased their charges ...

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The Past, Present, & Future Of Electricity In Australia

Let’s be honest, the cost of electricity has made a huge contribution to the high cost of living and the difficulties Australian families experience in balancing their family budgets. According to a survey carried out by Ernst & Young in October 2014, a third of all Australians missed a payment for their electricity usage in the last 12 months.The fact of the matter is that Australians are hurting and power bills should no longer be a ...

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Girl looking at high electricity bill