Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen says even the Howard government’s Switkowski report acknowledged that given nuclear energy is the most expensive form of energy, it would be more expensive to start from scratch in Australia.
“It would be absolutely unfeasible and unrealistic,” Mr Bowen told Sky News Australia.
“Peter Dutton has decided to bank all his energy policy on that, he says he wants a ‘chat’ with the Australian people about it – okay, let’s have the chat, Peter. Explain where the small modular reactors will go, explain why you want the most expensive form of energy.”
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