Is the RET a market-distorting subsidy?

Critics of the renewables target forget Australia's energy market is not a level playing field and, in the absence of a carbon price, the RET is actually a way of correcting the electricity market.

The Renewable Energy Target has been criticised as a subsidy to renewable energy investors that distorts the electricity market and gives clean energy an unfair advantage.

How true are these claims? 


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