Why are Australian electricity prices so high?
Why are Australian electricity prices so high? / Fereidoon Sioshansi, EU energy policy blog, 9/06/2012
It is a question that is often asked: Who pays how much for electricity and why? The answer, it turns out, is not as straightforward as it may appear. It may not be as complicated, but is akin to asking what is the most expensive city to live in? In this case, the answer depends on where you live within a “city” – center of town, in a suburb, in a high price neighborhood, etc. – how you “live” – for example whether you are renting or owning property and when you bought it – and many other variables – for example the size of the dwelling and its amenities…