Paying the price for gold-plating

It is clear that overinvestment in poles and wires has cost consumers dearly, but the problems with our grid are largely not discussed. So how can we turn around our inefficient use of it?

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In the electricity game, the ‘poles and wires’ have become the big issue. Even Prime Minister Julia Gillard has started pointing the finger at excessive investment in the electrical power grid.


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