Queensland households face over 20% power price increases

The average Queensland household power bill will rise by 21.4 per cent from July 2013, or an extra $253 per year, with other household tariffs also going up by between 15 and 19 per cent. The announcement by the Queensland Competition Authority

The real cause of energy price rises

Excerpt from an article by Matthew Warren, Chief Executive, Energy Supply Association of Australia A proposed cut to the regulated electricity tariff in South Australia has been sold as the solution to rising power bills. If only it were that easy.

Regulator says increasing power prices hurting our economy

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims says “Everyone pays price for electricity hikes” In a massive blast at Australia’s power price-setting rules, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair will today tell a national energy conference that some

Aussie households ‘struggling with power bills’

Many Australian households are struggling with rising electricity prices They often have to decide between paying the utility bill, buying food or keeping a roof over their heads, a parliamentary inquiry has found. Of the 10 million electricity customers in Australia,