Labor warns Government’s National Energy Guarantee will lead to renewables lag

Labor warns Government’s National Energy Guarantee will lead to renewables lag

Posted April 20, 2018 23:03:50 Photo: State and territory energy ministers have agreed to continue discussions with federal counterpart Josh Frydenberg. (ABC News: Andrew Kennedy) The Federal Government’s latest energy plan will mean no new renewable energy projects would be built in Australia for a decade, the Opposition says. Following …

Turnbull’s national energy guarantee could have ‘no meaningful emission reduction’ | Australia news

The Turnbull government’s national energy guarantee will deliver no meaningful emissions reductions in its own right unless the proposed 2030 target for Australia’s electricity sector is made more ambitious, according to new research. Data on renewables compiled by Green Energy Markets and funded by the progressive activist group GetUp indicates …

National energy guarantee will ‘lock in’ poor climate outcomes, ACT says | Australia news

The Australian Capital Territory says the national energy guarantee will “lock in poor outcomes for the climate, for renewable energy, for states and territories who are pursuing strong climate actions and, ultimately, for electricity consumers” – but will push for improvements at a critical meeting this Friday. As the federal …

Design of national energy guarantee revealed, but key details omitted | Australia news

A document outlining the design principles of the Coalition’s national energy guarantee – which has been obtained by Guardian Australia – reveals the Turnbull government is keeping the states guessing over critical elements of the scheme, including the level of emissions reduction, and its implementation. The government has indicated it …