Power Politics: The Electricity Crisis and You

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Wakefield Press, 2003 - Electric industries - 191 pages
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The privatisation of South Australia's electricity supply has been a disaster for this state. Households and small businesses face price hikes of around 25 per cent on the average power bill and the threat of power blackouts remains strong. How did this mess come about?
 

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Contents

Power Politics Crisis and reform
1
Nationbuilding Nationalisation and ETSA
9
Market PowerThe privatisation of
27
Free Market Reform and the South Australian
51
Understanding the National Electricity Market
73
Electricity Markets Competition and Prices
92
Energy and the Environmental Challenge
106
Energy Efficiency Equity and Sustainability
117
How Can We Use Electricity More Efficiently?
137
Towards a Culture of Energy Efficiency
150
Energy and Equity Towards a socially
159
In the Public Interest Strategies for civic
171
The Power to Change Towards a sustainable
182
The Contributors
190
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