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Carbon price essential for Australia, say 19 Energy Retailors

19 Australian Energy Retailers Back A Carbon Price : Renewable Energy News, 6 Sept 10, The Clean Energy Council has released an open letter signed by nineteen of Australia’s major energy retailers – the letter also reminds us these companies are major employers and supporters of renewable energy projects in regional Australia – which says that a carbon price is essential to meeting our emissions reduction target of 5 per cent below 2000 levels by 2020……
“We welcome and congratulate the role the independents are taking in ensuring climate change policy remains on the radar of the major political parties,” Mr Warren said. “Renewable energy is also great for rural and regional Australia – it will create growth, greater economic diversity and help drought-proof farms and regions.”

The open letter can be viewed here (PDF)

19 Australian Energy Retailers Back A Carbon Price : Renewable Energy News

September 6, 2010 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, business, energy, solar, wind | , , , , , , ,

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