Simon Corbell is kicking off an auction for 40 megawatts of solar power provision:
“The government will lead the way to securing significant quantities of affordable renewable energy by conducting Australia’s first of type auction giving solar energy generators a chance to offer the best deal to consumers in the ACT.
“Industry also knows what financial support is required for a successful project and is best placed to propose the level of price support.”
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The ACT Government intends to develop supporting legislation and an auction framework during 2011.
Simon’s media release promises more information at www.environment.act.gov.au/energy/solar_auction but at the time of writing one needs to be a secret squirrel to be privy to such secrets.