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Government taking action to lower power prices

The Liberal National Government will introduce legislation which will provide a range of penalties and remedies for companies that engage in misconduct.

4 December 2018Taylor
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Power price relief campaign launch

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to take action so more Australians pay less for their electricity.

2 December 2018Taylor
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Energy prices are coming down

Over 458,000 Australian families and 39,000 small businesses are getting a better deal on their energy prices thanks to pressure from the Morrison Government on the big energy companies to put customers first.

30 November 2018Taylor
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$50 million fund to support new energy storage projects to make electricity more affordable and reliable in SA

The South Australian State Government has launched a $50 million fund to support construction of new energy storage projects in South Australia, building on our efforts to make electricity more affordable and reliable for households and businesses across the state.

19 November 2018Taylor
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New batteries to support reliability in western Victoria

The Australian Government is supporting reliable 24/7 power with the commissioning of two grid-scale batteries in regional Victoria.

16 November 2018Taylor
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Helping vulnerable customers get a fair deal on their power bills

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has made a final rule determination that will assist vulnerable customers to better understand their rights and get the help they need to pay their power bills.

15 November 2018Taylor
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Energy efficiency laws drive energy savings

The Morrison Government today welcomed the release of the draft report into the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012 (GEMS Act).

13 November 2018Taylor
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Comparison rate to reduce confusion

The Australian Government welcomes the initiative by energy retailers to establish a voluntary comparison rate for power prices.

7 November 2018Taylor
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Australia's first off-grid, solar and battery-powered classroom

The Australian Government is supporting Hivve, an Australian technology start-up that has created Australia's first off-grid, solar and battery-powered classroom at Bracken Ridge State High School in Brisbane.

1 November 2018Taylor
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National Wind Farm Commissioner

The Australian Government has reappointed Mr Andrew Dyer as the National Wind Farm Commissioner for a further three year term.

31 October 2018Taylor
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Examining expansion of Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme

The Australian Government is supporting Origin Energy to examine the feasibility of expanding its existing Shoalhaven pumped hydro scheme.

29 October 2018Taylor
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COAG Energy Council agrees to progress reliability obligation

Today the COAG Energy Council met in Sydney to discuss the need to bring power prices down while ensuring the reliability of the grid.

26 October 2018Taylor

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