RET Talks Welcome – But Outdated Solar Subsidies Should be on the Table

The Energy Networks Association has welcomed bi-partisan talks on a workable Renewable Energy Target scheme, but warned out-dated solar subsidies must be on the table.

ENA Chief Executive Officer, John Bradley, said key flaws in the Small Scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) need to be addressed to avoid unfair cross-subsidies and higher bills for some consumers.

Mr Bradley said recent analysis by CORE Energy Group demonstrated Government solar policies were a key factor influencing whether retail gas prices will rise or fall in future…