Queensland's disguised $200 hit to solar owners

The Queensland Competition Authority has proposed a plan that would discriminate against households that are competing with government-supplied electricity. Ironic or outright hypocrisy?

Last year the Queensland Energy Minister promised there would be “no fixed charge of any sort on people using solar.” This year the Queensland Competition Authority proposed exactly that – an increase in fixed charges of $210 per year on electricity customers who have installed PV. 

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