Who Really Benefits From Reducing The Renewable Energy Target? Report

Aug 18, 2014 - 2:00am

The Renewable Energy Target is a bipartisan policy designed to reduce carbon pollution from the electricity sector and build Australia’s renewable energy industry. The Target is working, but several big power companies and industry associations are  calling for it to be cut or even abolished altogether.

Who really benefits from reducing the Renewable Energy Target? Jacobs, a leading economics firm, has done the modelling and found that the winners would be the big power companies, while the losers would be households.

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