Brace yourself: regulations are coming, EnergyQuest warns

AUSTRALIA’s energy sector is facing a crisis of faith because politics have overtaken policy at the Commonwealth, and the sudden U-turn between the Turnbull and Morrison governments has sowed additional confusion after a decade of the energy debacle, according to EnergyQuest CEO Dr Graeme Bethune.

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Australia's gas industry is facing increased regulation.

Bethune said uncertainty now reigns over the Australian energy sector with the scrapping of yet another plan, the National Energy Guarantee, at the weekend, but he said it may be possible to find consensus in Canberra to solve the energy trilemma.
 
Bethune said the G20 energy ministers conference in Argentina in June had produced a consensus communique recognising the "major role" played by fossil fuels, despite the "need to successfully transform energy systems, by increasing investments in cleaner technologies, cooperation in energy efficiency and deployment of renewables and innovation", and Australian politicians could follow that lead.
 
"At the international level it is possible, with hard work, to achieve a cons...

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