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AiGroup warns against 'brittle' NEG target

The Australian Industry Group has warned that the federal government's attempt to lock-in the NEG emissions target for 10 years could backfire.

Businesses paying $8.4 billion extra a year for energy

Agreement on the NEG would be a 'dramatic advance', and the role played by gas must shrink to achieve a significant and sustained fall in energy costs, according to the Australian Industry Group.

NEG already influencing power prices

The prospect of the NEG is already putting downward pressure on prices, according to the Energy Security Board chair Kerry Schott.

Government in no rush to change Safeguard rules

As it focuses on the National Energy Guarantee, the Turnbull government has indicated changes to the Safeguard Mechanism are unlikely to be finalised before the next election.

Work starts on fine detail of the NEG

New issues papers on the National Energy Guarantee canvass views on liabilities to be imposed on large energy users, and on rules for rewarding actions that cut energy demand.

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