In recent years, power prices have become one of the most talked about issues in Australia. But separating fact from fiction – What causes them to increase? Where do renewable energy and coal fit in? – that’s complicated! This guide cuts through the complexity and provides answers to some common questions on electricity prices.
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This guide answers questions such as:
- What am I paying for with my power bill? Find out what makes up the average residential electricity bill.
- Why have my power prices gone up? What is the main driver of electricity prices? (Hint: it’s not renewable energy)
- Can renewable energy help reduce electricity prices? Find out about the relationship between renewable energy – including rooftop solar power and large-scale renewable energy power stations – and power bills.
- What about the cost of building a new coal power station? Is a new coal power station a good idea?
- What about subsidies? What sort of subsidies are provided to the fossil fuel industry, and what is the health cost of continuing to invest in coal power stations in Australia?
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