Government ditched VEET scheme on dodgy numbers

We always knew the analysis undertaken by the government couldn’t be correct and sure enough, the independent modelling firm, Jacobs reviewed it and found several shortcomings and oversights that would underplay the benefit of the VEET scheme.It’s hard enough when you lose fair and square, but to be kneecapped in this way, it makes it twice as painful.

The scheme should be proudly held up as a success that delivers economic, social and environmental benefits to Victoria – especially the low income!

Have a read of Tom Arup’s article in The Age: State government accused of cooking books on energy use scheme.