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Why may no longer NSW Labor say how remarkable it plans to hand to Origin Vitality to prop up its fossil fuel emissions? Its version of CoalKeeper is even worse than the original.
The battle against CoalKeeper, it looks, is rarely over. Apparently dead after the states — led by the Andrews executive in Victoria and the Perrottet executive in NSW — rejected a Commonwealth push for a “capacity mechanism” to include fossil fuels last year, it has now re-emerged beneath NSW Labor, in an even sillier gain than that proposed by federal Coalition village idiot Angus Taylor.
Claiming it was “rescuing the Vitality Roadmap“, yesterday NSW Labor announced its response to a Labor-linked consultant’s energy transition evaluation. It included a commitment to:
streamline renewables approvals in the planning gadget as well as enhance and coordinate neighborhood back sharing. This will unencumber alternatives to connect original renewables to the existing grid begin air Renewable Vitality Zones. A Consumer Vitality Strategy shall be developed to unleash the potential of households and businesses to further embrace small-scale renewables appreciate solar in the short-time length, with out shifting focal point and momentum from the provision of large-scale projects.
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Politics Editor @BernardKeane
Bernard Keane is Crikey’s political editor. Sooner than that he was Crikey’s Canberra press gallery correspondent, covering politics, national safety and economics.