Govt renewable electricity move recognition of a global priority says Contact

Govt renewable electricity move recognition of a global priority says Contact
Contact boss Mike Fuge says government moves recognise that renewable energy is a national and global issue, not a local one. (Image: Contact)
Ian Llewellyn
The government’s promise to reform the resource consent process for renewable electricity generation is a recognition that is an issue of national and global importance, but the devil will be in the details, says Contact Energy’s chief executive, Mike Fuge.On Thursday, a discussion document indicating ministers' thinking on change was released. The main thrust of the change is to give greater recognition of the part renewable electricity will play in meeting New Zealand’s emissions-reduction targets.The proposals focus on...

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