Queensland Renewable Industry Races Ahead but Target Falls Short

Queensland’s accelerating renewable energy pipeline is on track to supply 50 per cent of the State’s electricity demand by 2025, five years ahead of the State Government target.

If Queensland caps ambition to a 50 per cent target it will mean we’ll miss out on new clean manufacturing opportunities in renewable hydrogen, solar panel and battery storage production and the future-proof regional jobs in these industries.

The Queensland Government must match the clean energy ambition we’re seeing elsewhere in Australia and aim to repower our entire system with renewables by 2030. 

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