Energy bills set to rise in South Australia

Mozo

Thursday 03 May 2012

Although embracing green energy policies is obviously good for the environment, it is not so kind on people's finances.

With the threat of global warming being highly publicised, it is obvious that power suppliers in Australia need to become less reliant on fossil fuels.

Unfortunately, it seems that much of the added cost of exploiting renewable resources looks set to be passed on to the Aussie on the street.

Many people are already struggling to cope with the rising cost of living and are forced to dip into their savings accounts in order to pay for household bills.

However, people in South Australia could see their energy bills go up by $122 next year because of the state government's green policies.

The Advertiser reports that a solar tariff scheme being proposed by ETSA Utilities will result in hiked rates, which will add to the extra expense brought about by the government's carbon tax initiative.

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Energy bills set to rise in South Australia

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