Simon Corbell has announced Canberra’s renewable energy targets:
The Canberra community will be sourcing 15% of its energy from renewable sources by 2012 and 25% by 2020, under new targets set today by Minister for Energy, Simon Corbell.
“These important renewable energy targets (RETs) underpins the Government’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2020, and to be carbon neutral by 2060,” Mr Corbell said.
“The Government has decided that it is a better approach to set targets based on usage within the ACT, because it paints an accurate picture of the emissions from ACT electricity users.”
[Windfarm photo by John Lafferty]