Australia

Upgrading the grid for the 21st century is a ‘centrepiece’ of govt’s energy plan

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says upgrading the grid for the twenty first century is a centrepiece of the federal government’s power plan.

Mr Albanese additionally stated the federal government’s local weather invoice to legislate Labor’s emissions discount goal doesn’t hasten the closure of coal and fuel tasks.

Labor’s local weather invoice handed via the Home of Representatives on Thursday.

“Markets are working in a approach that’s shifting in the direction of cleaner, cheaper power,” Mr Albanese stated throughout a media convention.

“The issue has been that while that has been occurring, there hasn’t been the funding certainty for renewables, and there additionally hasn’t been the work accomplished on transmission to guarantee that the grid is upgraded for the twenty first century.”

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