Rewiring Australia report says all household appliances and vehicles should run on electricity

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
October 5 2021 - 10:30pm
Solar powered: The number of Hunter homes using solar energy has more than doubled in the past decade.

The Hunter's transition to a clean energy future could be hastened and residents would save more than $5000 year on their power bills under a plan to convert all home appliances and cars to run on electricity.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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