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Why a 'big stick' is the only way to tame power prices

Consumer trust is more important than worries about industry intervention. But the need for drastic policy is only temporary.

19 September 2019Taylor
Opinion piece

'Big stick' shifts power balance in favour of consumers

This week the government is reintro­ducing electricity competition reforms to the parliament, widely known as the "big stick" legislation.

19 September 2019Taylor
Opinion piece

Australia's LNG boom is reducing our global carbon impact

As the reappointed Energy Minister, and now Minister responsible for Emissions Reduction, I am focussed on tangible solutions for our energy sector.

12 June 2019Taylor
Opinion piece

Battery of the Nation just the start of our new energy future

On 25 January, as the lights went out in 200,000 Victorian homes and the Portland aluminium smelter was taken offline, it was little comfort that there was an additional 400 megawatts of generation capacity in Tasmania unable to reach the mainland and keep the lights on.

15 March 2019Taylor
Opinion piece

Renewables are coming, but we need to secure supply

In the Australian electricity sector, the facts and the customers have been victims.

7 November 2018Taylor
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