Energy council says building more renewables will require policy change

Energy council says building more renewables will require policy change
BEC's Tina Schirr has laid out the council's election wish list. (Image: BEC)
Ian Llewellyn
Making it easier to invest and build in renewable energy with stable policy settings should be a priority for the incoming government after the election, says the BusinessNZ Energy Council.In a 2023 election briefing document, the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has outlined key areas for concern.BEC's executive director, Tina Schirr, said: “Core areas of concern include simplifying the Resource Management Act to endure it is fit-for-purpose, how to boost investment in energy and attract talent to New Zealand, and how to res...

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