Up and down the power price merry-go-round

The AEMC’s warning on rising energy prices and regulatory challenges ahead looks like bad news for those relying on Julia Gillard’s promises of falling bills.

Behind the politics and the media brouhaha about power and gas prices lies the spadework by energy bureaucrats trying to understand what comes next in a period of unprecedented concern.

The lead role in this for governments around the country falls to the Australian Energy Market Commission, which reports to the Council of Australian Governments.


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