Free Energy market alert | Last night’s Federal budget

The Federal Budget released yesterday (9 May 2023) is the first full-year budget from the new Labor Federal Government. Like the mini-budget released last October, the budget signals the new Government’s intertwining climate change and energy ambitions.

Cornwall Insight Australia has released a concise Energy Market Alert on the budget, outlining the key initiatives that could affect the energy industry, such as a new Capacity Investment Scheme and green hydrogen support.

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