The smart option for Victoria would be to reduce electricity demand through economical energy efficiency measures.
A Federal Government report found that it would be possible for Australia to cut energy use by between 15 and 22 percent using currently available technologies, and with an average four year payback.
Through wasting less energy and saving money, we could actually reduce our energy use far enough to start closing our most polluting power stations.
The best option for new power supplies would be a mixture of renewable energy and natural gas as a transition fuel.
Learn more about our campaign to close Hazelwood power station, and replace it with a combination of energy efficiency, renewable energy and efficient gas.
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