Tassie runs on hydro power, so why are residents facing bill shocks like the mainland?

  • 📰 abcnews
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 25 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 13%
  • Publisher: 83%

Australia Headlines News

Australia Latest News,Australia Headlines

Tasmania can power itself with hydro. So why might energy bills be going up next month?

in NSW, South Australia and Queensland to a benchmark power price known as default market offers, by as much as 18.3 per cent.

Tasmania's wholesale price is largely dictated by Victoria's, in line with a ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. One of those, power provider ReAmped, has told its 80,000 Australian customers to go elsewhere because it can no longer supply an affordable service.Wait, weren't we de-linking from the National Energy Market?

Mr White says the market conditions mean there aren't any good deals and everyone's bill will be going up.

Source: News Formal (newsformal.com)

 

Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

oh you thought going green was cheap ? You not only lied to us you lied to yourselves

. . . Coz our society is setup for the middle to pay the bills and make profits for SUPER FUNDS which give millions to the rich and hundreds to the middle class... That's what happens when the foolish middle vote Liberal to get their crumbs. .

Follow the money.

Because almost everything you get told about green energy is a lie.

Still waiting for my $275 rebate on power bills

At least now the argument of cheaper power bills when we change to 100% renewable are gone. I have noticed that some of the climate change extremists are coming out publicly saying the higher bill prices are inevitable.

Even with 100% Renewable, we still get slugged because of our dirty cousin (pun intended 😜). Oh well, the price we pay in return for those GST aye lol.

Not Labor’s fault, ABC. If that’s what you’re getting at.

Because Australians again grab their ankles and take a price hike, insert random reason in the mail

$$$$$$$$

Greed I'd say

Think this explains it

Does anyone know if regional QLD will be getting an increase in power bills or is it just the people who actually have a choice who they use.

Because the parasites are feeding.

Greed pure and simple. The biggest component of energy cost is profit margins, And Albo just like Morrison won't do F.A. about it, or the fact we give a ten year tax holiday to gas companies. Because it's all a con. The politicians work for Industry. It's called fascism.

Privatisation. How many more times do we have to say it?

I wonder who's the pm atm.

greedisthecreed ausgov politas classwar

Price gouging by a privatized energy market? Still a significantly lower increase than Qld or NSW.

Really - when Bass Link broke and they couldn't get hold of that dirty Victorian coal generated power they relied on they used diesel generators.

Because this shit fight has been carefully planned.

Won't matter soon because we'll all be in cars or tents with blankets. What a f*cking mess LNPNeverAgain

No,wait until the next drought.

energy cos have no 'watchdog' to prevent local supply. This is not a supply issue as they are selling to highest bidders overseas and we are paying the equivalent price. They are scumbags and shareholders need to know dividends are coming from us.

Just lucky I guess.

Corruption

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 5. in AU

Australia Latest News, Australia Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

Why Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's legal battle could have a long way to run yetThe verdict in the defamation case between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard made big news, but a high-profile lawyer says 'it's almost inevitable' the dispute has some way to go before it is all over. Please turn it off. Devastating for women victims of domestic abuse that Heard lying on the stand will impact unfairly on their credibility but the result may give some solace to male victims Who cares!!!
Source: abcnews - 🏆 5. / 83 Read more »

‘Biggest energy crisis in 50 years’: East coast cold snap ignites gas price fearsManufacturing and consumer groups are calling on the Albanese government to intervene to stop spiralling power bills, amid the worst energy crisis in decades. auspol energy Yep. They have a magic wand. Wave it and it will instantly stop whatever you wish for. Jesus wept 😢 But Joshy and Matt were adamant just two weeks ago everything was rosy! What's changed? But these spiralling power bills are not unexpected; they are inevitable from measures taken to signal that Australia is doing our bit to tackle climate change (while having no meaningful effect on total global emissions)
Source: theage - 🏆 8. / 77 Read more »

State warns private group homes it will act over ‘abuse and neglect’The Victorian government is cracking down on privately run disability homes, closing one after findings of bullying, coercion and abuse and warning all facilities that the strongest possible action will be taken to tackle neglect | JewelTopsfield
Source: theage - 🏆 8. / 77 Read more »

Fatal crash at 'frightening' major highway junction triggers speed limit furyA long-running campaign by residents to have a 110km/h speed limit lowered past their small town has been reignited following another tragedy. Sorry to hear about this accident. It is however a major highway and thousands of cars a day go through it without incident. Terrible section of road too many ingresses most not aligned then several egresses to beach suburbs. All at high speed. Day before yesterday I drove from Subiaco to Ikea Osborne Park. 5km. Counted 3 drivers distracted by mobile phones. All 3 were females in small cars. Two at red lights, one on the freeway. Kill someone while distracted on phone, you go to prison. That's 2 lives ruined.For a text?
Source: abcnews - 🏆 5. / 83 Read more »

Guide Dogs Victoria chief resigns after endorsing Josh FrydenbergGuide Dogs Victoria chief executive officer Karen Hayes appeared in an online advertisement entitled “Why I am supporting Josh Frydenberg”. Good - politicising a charity for her own political connections. Love to see it! Do Guide Dogs Victoria still have Landers & Rogers Lawyers for corporate legal services? Amie Frydenberg is partner in Landers & Rogers Lawyers. Amie Frydenberg is Josh Frydenberg's wife.
Source: FinancialReview - 🏆 2. / 90 Read more »

Linking nitrous oxide to climate risk is yet another example of the disdain shown to women’s pain | Isabelle OderbergWhy this report? Why now? Why did I get all those rolling eye emoji text messages? Some good points made.
Source: GuardianAus - 🏆 1. / 98 Read more »