Voters split on whether Coalition should build new coal plants or stop closures

Poll shows strong support for energy efficiency measures despite divide on generatorsVoters are divided on whether the government should intervene to stop coal power stations closing, or subsidise the construction of new coal plants, but strongly back energy efficiency measures, a new poll has found.The YouGov Galaxy poll, released on Monday, found that 42% want the government to intervene to keep existing coal electricity generators open compared with 33% who oppose it. Related: Design of national energy guarantee revealed, but key details omitted Related: States threaten to call off energy deal if renewables undermined Continue reading...