NSW's Chief Scientist says there are major opportunities for the state as it decarbonises; ACT's latest renewables auction delivers battery systems as well as wind; and Viva Energy pushes for state and federal funding to keep refinery running.
The Clean Energy Regulator says the market is "post boom", not bust; NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes for a national emissions target, though thinks the state will surpass net zero by 2050; and Andrew Liveris backs renewables (and gas) for the Covid-19 recovery.
The NSW government expects REZ funding to help coal-reliant communities; NT voters want gas, the federal resources minister says; and a report from the Australian Industry Group backs electrification and energy efficiency.
The A$120 million plus the NSW government plans to invest in renewable energy zones will help coal-reliant communities cope with the transition to renewable energy, government representatives told a parliamentary inquiry.
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