The reality is new coal power is not the answer for cheaper electricity bills – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Loy Yang power station in the La Trobe Valley, east of Melbourne.

The reality is new coal power is not the answer for cheaper electricity bills – Analysis & Opinion – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The tipping point’s been reached: renewable energy is now a cheaper source of power for Australia’s future electricity needs than coal.

Surprised? That’s understandable, given the plethora of politicians in Canberra who keep saying that coal is the key to cheap electricity and renewables drive up prices.