What impact has the carbon tax had on power prices?

With the carbon tax firmly in place, wholesale prices appear likely to stabilise at just a few dollars above the adjusted long-term average – assuming we have no more 'Yallourn-like' incidents.

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With several weeks having passed since the introduction of the carbon tax, the place to look for the most immediate effect is in the national wholesale electricity market known as the NEM.


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