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Re: So go hybrid

But that would produce politically unwelcome distributional effects (like low energy users having much higher average electricity costs), and that's why it is done the way it is.

True, but I wonder what would be politically undesireable about clean (as in non-carbon) energy being unmetred - everyone gets the same standing charge and you just use as much or as little as you like. Sort of how water used to be before the drive for meters?

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