Poles, Wires, & Green Schemes – That’s Why

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The ACCC estimates that in 2016-17, Queenslanders will be paying the most for their electricity, followed by South Australians. That’s one of the key findings of the ACCC’s Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry preliminary report - And it’s not a shortage of generation, but rather huge amounts spent … [Read more...]

Money to Power Down

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The State Government has announced payments of $400 to buy and install air conditioning units that can be controlled by power authorities during peak times. The power down incentive is also being offered to those who have existing systems installed that can be switched to the new power … [Read more...]

Gas Shortfall Likely in 2018

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The Australia Government has released the ACCC’s first interim report into the supply of, and demand for, wholesale gas in Australia and the outlook is not pretty. The ACCC Gas Inquiry 2017-20 Interim Report focusses on likely supply and demand conditions for 2018 and according to ACCC Chair Rod … [Read more...]

Energy Crisis Needs Urgent Action

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Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud is calling on the Queensland Government to urgently address its renewable energy targets. Mr Littleproud says vulnerable and hard-working Australians are the ones being hardest hit by unrealistic renewable energy targets and Maranoa residents and … [Read more...]

QFF Encourages a Money Saver

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Queensland farmers are being encouraged to sign up the Agricultural Tariff Trial to get a better understanding of their electricity usage and to save money on their electricity bill. Any farmers located in the Ergon Energy area can join the trial, with registrations closing Tuesday,2 May. The … [Read more...]

Dumb and Dumber

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While local Council’s across regional and remote Queensland embrace, and encourage renewable and green energy production it seems they are leaps and bounds ahead of their city counterparts. One a local South East Queensland Council has knocked back a green energy project capable of producing … [Read more...]