Immediately, if not sooner, time to encourage Premier Daniel Andrews
A new Friends of the Earth report has found Victoria can hit an ambitious state Renewable Energy Target of 30 percent by 2020.
The report, Making Victoria the Place to Be for Renewable Energy (PDF), comes as the Andrews government prepares to release its long-awaited renewable energy strategy.
“The community would welcome a respectable Victorian Renewable Energy Target of 30 percent by 2020 from the Andrews government. It would create jobs, attract investment, and help tackle climate change,” said Leigh Ewbank, Yes 2 Renewables coordinator.
Friends of the Earth have led the campaign for a Victorian Renewable Energy Target since February 2014, calling for the state government to show leadership to protect the sector from Federal government attacks.
“The Andrews government can put the…
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