Homes around Australia are being told by the media & electricity providers to get ready, to face big increases in electricity costs.
How big though will this increase be, as Australia moves to place a price on carbon?
Have critics got it right, when they report Governments have failed by not investing in electricity infrastructure? Is there more pain ahead?
On Radio National's Life Matters program business analyst Giles Parkinson from Climate Spectator discusses with Richard Aedy, why electricity costs are rising and offers some remedies.
Listen to the Power Surge interview and leave your comments.