Higher gas prices will lead to higher input costs for gas generators such as this one in Kwinana.

WA alone in power price surge

Western Australia is the only Australian state expecting an increase in power prices during the next three years, according to new modelling out today, which could put pressure on the state government to introduce further competition to the electricity sector.


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But how does the overall cost to the WA consumer compare on a unit price compared to the east coast? Is it still not much lower?

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