<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-K3L4M3" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">

Flat White

Rewire the Nation or go nuclear?

14 November 2022

11:34 AM

14 November 2022

11:34 AM

The Albanese government’s promise to reduce average household power bills by $275 is disappearing along with its mandate for a renewables-dominated electricity market. Despite Labor pundits’ claims to the contrary, a clear choice is emerging between Rewiring the Nation and nuclear when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Whoever wins the social licence to operate holds the key to Australia’s future energy security.

Australia’s wholesale electricity market is divided into two main sections, the east coast’s National Electricity Market (NEM) and Western Australia’s Wholesale Electricity Market (WEM).

Already a subscriber? Log in

Subscribe for just $2 a week

Try a month of The Spectator Australia absolutely free and without commitment. Not only that but – if you choose to continue – you’ll pay just $2 a week for your first year.

  • Unlimited access to spectator.com.au and app
  • The weekly edition on the Spectator Australia app
  • Spectator podcasts and newsletters
  • Full access to spectator.co.uk

Unlock this article



Don't miss out

Join the conversation with other Spectator Australia readers. Subscribe to leave a comment.

Already a subscriber? Log in