Peter Dutton’s nuclear plan ‘doesn’t deliver’ any ‘energy price decrease’ until 2040

Former Labor senator Stephen Conroy says Opposition leader Peter Dutton’s nuclear plan “doesn’t deliver” any “energy price decrease” until 2040.

peter dutton’s nuclear plan ‘doesn’t deliver’ any ‘energy price decrease’ until 2040

Peter Dutton’s nuclear plan ‘doesn’t deliver’ any ‘energy price decrease’ until 2040

According to a poll conducted by the Lowy Institute, 60 per cent of Australians support nuclear energy.

“People are prepared to give it a look because people are feeling desperate,” Mr Conroy told Sky News host Caleb Bond.

“They want to see the cost of living, particularly energy prices, coming down.

“The problem is that Peter Dutton’s plan doesn’t deliver any actual energy price decrease until 2040 when the first nuclear power comes online.

“There’s plenty of substance to attack them on.”

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