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Power play: how governments can better direct Australia’s electricity market

Chaotic approaches to energy policy have pushed up electricity prices and scared off investors.

Governments feel compelled to respond when electricity supply is lost and when prices are too high, but ad hoc and uncoordinated actions by federal and state governments have made things worse.

Listen to Grattan Institute’s Energy Program Director Tony Wood and Fellow Guy Dundas discuss solutions for Australia’s electricity market with Paul Austin.