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South Australian Government's Renewables Comittment


Source: CEC;  25 November 2015

The South Australian Government announcement today that the state will produce zero net emissions by 2050 is a commitment that will drive positive change and unlock many economic opportunities over the next 35 years, the Clean Energy Council said.  

Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said the South Australian Government continued to show strong leadership that is delivering renewable energy investment and cutting emissions, and its plan to be a net exporter of renewable energy is extremely welcome.

“A long-term transition plan for a cleaner energy sector with strong market signals will attract major private sector investment to the state. It is certainly achievable, and the South Australian example to date shows that much higher levels of renewable energy are possible throughout the rest of the country,” Mr Thornton said.

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