Emissions Trading Scheme to Increase Energy Bills
At the same time, it's estimated that home owners could see total rises in household bills of $1100, with electricity and gas costs contributing around $420 of the total increases.
Whilst consumers could see $420 added to their electricity and gas costs, a small business could see their own energy costs go up by $1500.
Make It Cheaper
says: "The emissions trading scheme is needed because it
will focus households and small businesses on becoming greener. But
there needs to be the right incentives in place to make sure small
businesses get involved and demonstrate that there are some
benefits to reducing your power use," he says.
"The small business owner will be feeling a lot of stick at the moment and not enough carrot."