• The closure of Hazelwood coal-fired power station will increase energy bill costs
  • The end of the Victoria station will add $78 a year to household energy bills
  • South Australia will be hit the hardest as of March with a $150 increase a year 
  • Wholesale prices will rise 36 percent after the power generator is shutdown

The closure of Victoria’s Hazelwood coal-fired power station will add $78 a year to energy bills around the country, new analysis shows.

South Australians will be hit the hardest, with $150 a year set to added onto household bills.

Victorians will get an extra $99, while Queenslanders will face an extra $28, thanks to the upcoming closure of Australia’s cheapest power generator. Continue reading »