Remove subsidies and forget batteries: Bernardi

June 26, 2018

Conservative Party leader Cory Bernardi is urging the Turnbull government to allow the entry of new coal-fired power stations alongside the national energy guarantee to reduce electricity prices and ensure reliable power.

Senator Bernardi called for an open tender for new electricity supply through a power purchasing agreement.

Senator Bernardi told 2GB’s Luke Grant his proposal for a long-term government energy tender - conditional on bringing new, baseload power online – is the answer to the nation’s expensive electricity headaches.

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