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Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

Is The Australian right about solar rebates causing higher electricity prices?

In attacking solar panel rebate schemes, The Australian shows a lack of understanding of how the energy industry even works — or a complete contempt for the facts.

The power’s out in Australia. How do we fix it?

The power’s out in Australia. How do we fix it?

Crikey readers take on Australia's cost-of-living problems.

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Crikey Worm: ACCC calls for major changes to energy market

Good morning, early birds. The ACCC has proposed a significant shake-up of Australia's power market. Plus, all 12 Thai soccer players and coach make it out of the cave. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Is Fred Nile's chief of staff tweeting alt-right propaganda? ... Brandis goes silent ... kids these days ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Offal in the two-minute noodles? ... Chinese homophobic junk mail doing the rounds ... how to emoji, by Fairfax ...

Turnbull’s eager to move on from marriage equality. Shorten … not so much.

Turnbull’s eager to move on from marriage equality. Shorten … not so much.

The Prime Minister was keen to get away from discussing marriage equality this week and portray Bill Shorten as a crook. Shorten had other ideas.

What’s the real reason for electricity price hikes?

What’s the real reason for electricity price hikes?

Electricity prices are a hot topic at present. Amidst the welter of claim and counter-claim as to what is the cause of higher electricity prices, there has been remarkably little use of the available evidence, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet Michael Keating.

Energy policy now a denialist shitshow

Energy policy now a denialist shitshow

Coming soon, from the people who gave you massive power price rises -- still more increases. Energy policy is being hijacked by climate denialists who feign concern about households but are engaged in a culture war.

Don’t ignore the profound electoral anger about power prices and corporate greed

Don’t ignore the profound electoral anger about power prices and corporate greed

Attempts to resolve the energy-climate issue are occurring against the backdrop of growing voter fury about power prices and the wider economy. Business as usual is not an option.

Origin’s LNG excitement fades as black gold loses its lustre

Origin’s LNG excitement fades as black gold loses its lustre

Origin Energy is still making money, but its bigwigs (and shareholders) would be a lot happier if oil were still $100 a barrel.