Renewables are the cheapest form of power - and green electricity will be the energy source of the future, both at home and your work. But rather than encouraging the transition, Scott Morrison’s ‘gas fired recovery’ is pushing more homes and businesses onto methane gas.
Methane gas is more expensive than renewables, almost 100 times worse for the climate than carbon dioxide when leaked, and is responsible for up to 12% of the burden of childhood asthma.
The Greens plan includes:
- Financial support to households and small businesses to get off gas and move to electric alternatives, that are better for our health and the environment
- Financial support to get more households installing batteries to maximise their use of renewables such as solar power
- Create a non-profit publicly owned retailer to push down power bills and increase take-up of green energy