Replacing Australia’s retiring coal-fired power stations with the Coalition’s suggested nuclear energy model would cost taxpayers up to $387bn, new modelling suggests. Opposition Leader Peter Dutton, backed particularly by junior Coalition partners the Nationals, has previously suggested that Australia could “convert or repurpose coal-fired plants and use the transmission connectionsContinue Reading

Mounting issues facing Snowy 2.0 hydro were hidden from the public by the former Coalition administration, according to Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen, who has reset a new timeline for the embattled scheme. Rising construction costs and tunnelling issues have prompted the federal government to renegotiate with contractors working onContinue Reading