WA solar shocker: caution, luddites at work

Of all the cuts in the WA budget, the solar broken promise hurts the most people while raising the least cash. It's just another example of WA's fossil-fuelled, energy guzzling focus.

The Barnett government’s budget announcement – which aims to retrospectively cut FITs for 75,000 solar owners – is a frightening example of luddites at work.

Today we spent several hours reviewing the budget papers to put some context around the topic and I think it can be summed up very simply into two key issues.

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