Irrigators have until May 2 to sign up for an agricultural tariff trial with Ergon Energy.
“Landholders have matched government funds in the GABSI scheme. Why should they then subsidise the unsustainable impacts of the mining sector?”
"It is absolutely vital that Australian industries, Australian businesses, Australian families have the gas they need at a price they can afford."
APPEA CEO Malcolm Roberts says royalties give an “additional incentive” to landholders on gas mining but it may not alleviate an “artificial crisis” in the local energy market.
Gas should be firing up much more generation capacity to help replace ageing coal-fueled power stations say energy distributors
Australia could save save a lot of productivity pain if we took a few leaves out of America’s energy policy manual