Scott Morrison’s 22nd energy policy is a roadmap to nowhere.
This is typical Scott Morrison - another plan to have a plan but no actual policy.
No policy to help reduce power prices. No policy to give investors the confidence to build new generation and ensure reliable energy.
In the deepest recession in almost a century, this long series of announcements in energy won’t deliver a single new job in the timeframe Australia needs.
This technology roadmap is useful as far as it goes but there is no shortage of reports lining government bookcases about energy technology, all of which confirm that the cheapest and the cleanest way to renew our ageing, increasingly unreliable electricity system is renewable energy and storage.
What Australia has desperately needed is a genuine energy policy to drive investment in affordable, reliable, clean power.
Scott Morrison refuses to deliver a genuine energy policy and he still refuses to commit to net zero emissions by 2050.
Australian households and businesses will be left paying the price for his inaction.