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No, renewables are not cheaper

14 February 2023

6:00 AM

14 February 2023

6:00 AM

Renewables are the cheapest form of new energy.’ – Chris Bowen

A return to typical Queensland summer conditions this month has seen large electricity consumers paid to use less and the electricity market operator (AEMO) scrambling to balance the grid and prevent blackouts.

Yet feckless politicians continue to erode the future prosperity of Australians by ensuring energy costs continue to increase; despite there being more raw energy in oil, coal, gas, and uranium available than ever before in human history.

We consumers are repeatedly told that wind and solar are ‘the cheapest form of new energy’, when in fact, the cost of electricity is increasing...

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