22.2 C
Byron Shire
October 17, 2021
Home Tags Electricity pricing

Latest News

Perrottet & Opus Dei

Bugga! Just when we don’t need to expect the Spanish Inquisition, out pops its wolf-in-sheep’s clothing remake: Opus Dei....

Other News

Thanks David

Thank you David Heilpern for elucidating so eloquently a raft of issues that succinctly cover the current political climate…...

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory...

Girl Guides launch Child Safe Child Friendly Framework

It’s International Day of the Girl Child and Girl Guides Australia are taking the opportunity to launch their Child Safe Child Friendly Framework.

Celebrating and supporting carers

Every day there are family and friends who provide care to others in their life. National Carers Week, 10–16 October, aims to recognise those 2.65 million carers in Australia who support those family and friends who have a disability, mental health condition, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged and need support.

Bias

Congratulations on more ridiculous and biased coverage of the protests last Saturday. Rather than objectively report on the march, you...

Koalas and dogs

I want to thank Byron Council for including the flyer in The Echo about koalas and dogs. There is...

Stories about "electricity pricing":

Nats MLC explains power policy

Nationals MLC and Ballina state election candidate Ben Franklin has responded to comments by Labor Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin that Labor will legislate lower power costs for consumers.

Saffin blames Nats for inflated power costs

A state Labor government would re-regulate electricity prices and bring down costs to consumers, according to Lismore candidate Janelle Saffin.

‘Shameless’: cheap energy option for consumers being buried

Giles Parkinson, RenewEconomy For all the talk about the National Energy Guarantee and how it is supposedly addressing the energy ‘trilemma’ of cost, emissions and...

How to slash electricity prices … in just five minutes

Today the Australian Energy Market Commission – the national rule maker – is expected to deliver its initial verdict on a call to change the settlement period for Australia’s wholesale electricity market, a move its supporters say will lead to a significant reduction in prices.

Ausgrid sale great for everyone except consumers

The sale of a 50 per cent stake in Australia’s biggest network operator, Ausgrid, to two Australian super fund managers has been hailed in just about all media quarters as a really good deal. But is it really?

Five things we learned last week about the election campaign

The Coalition and Labor agree on one thing: both claim to hate the Greens, and deep down both are terrified of the Greens' ability to match science with policy, particularly when it comes to climate change.

Australia facing ‘prosumer’ energy revolution: regulator

The Australian Energy Regulator says the energy market faces a revolution in coming years from customers with the ability to generate and store their own electricity. And it warns that unless they are allowed to fully participate in the market, many will simply walk away from the grid.

Nats capitulate over ‘poles and wires’ sell-off

North coast National Party MPs, who went into a party-room meeting yesterday vociferously opposing a sell-off of the states electricity distribution assets have failed to can the plan but now argue they have achieved a reasonable compromise.

Bright Sparks’s power saving shocks manager

Joseph Sparks, who works at a Ballina service station, recently showed his employer how to save thousands of dollars on energy bills that were crippling the business.

Stand-alone solar power: cheap, efficient

Being off the grid is a bit like sailing overseas on a small boat instead of booking onto a cruise ship, more challenging, sometimes less comfortable, requiring personal input (sometimes at an inconvenient time) but rewarding, even fun.

Bio-energy vs biodiversity

I thank The Echo for so clearly informing the readers of the ongoing concerns of Byron Bird Buddies and Byron community members when addressing...

Raucous AUKUS

Over the last 20 years or more, Australia has benefited greatly from its economic relationship with China. You may have noticed that most of...

Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating, Ocean Shores

Mandatory vax

I write to you in response to the article on the front page of The Echo relating to mandatory vax. I find it extremely...