The network strikes back

Grid Australia has threatened legal action against the leader of a group seeking to stop overinvestment in poles and wires in NSW. It shows how sensitive networks have become and is a sign they're concerned long overdue reform may be coming.

Going by Gandhi’s dictum – first they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win – we must be well on the way to major reform of the national electricity market.

Last Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald reported that Grid Australia, the peak body for transmission networks in the NEM and Western Australia, has written to Bruce Robertson of the Manning Alliance threatening him with legal action.

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