Searching for a bright spark in the power debate

Dubious power bill comparisons, empty rhetoric and a sensationalist media are adding to confusion over household energy costs. An enlightened solution to the regulatory mess is in short supply.

It’s arguable that the biggest single problem with electricity supply in Australia at present is the way people talk about it.

Politicians on the make, regulators walking on eggshells, lobbyists of every hue, investors chasing a buck and journalists in need of a ‘wham, bam’ headline have spent 2013 giving us grievous bodily harm of the earhole on this issue.

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