Jake van der Kamp cannot see how our consumption of electricity can be described as profligate when it has been growing more slowly than the overall economy for the last 10 years. Photo: Felix Wong
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Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp

Raising electricity tariffs to cool demand is not the answer

The idea of enforcing good public behaviour by fining bad has some questionable side effects. And there is also a huge morality muddle waiting for us out when well-intentioned government makes value judgments on our behalf

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Jake van der Kamp cannot see how our consumption of electricity can be described as profligate when it has been growing more slowly than the overall economy for the last 10 years. Photo: Felix Wong
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