Gas prices could be key in bringing down power prices
But the prospect of a large fall in coal imports will likely increase demand, as demand is expected to grow in 2018.
The government hopes coal could play a key role in cutting energy costs, which have already become some of the biggest drivers of prices, by as much as 10 per cent.
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The analysis also suggested an energy saving would be $50-60 per megawatt hour of electricity supplied to the network.