Greens eye greater govt coordination of power sector

Greens eye greater govt coordination of power sector
Gavin Evans
Greater government coordination of the energy sector may be needed to help manage the country’s transition to a low-emissions economy, Green Party co-leader James Shaw said. The “reasonably disaggregated” nature of the industry, and the increasing cross-over into transport and other areas of government policy, are likely to require more coordination between central government and the players, he said. “I’m not saying that we need central control, or anything like that, but we need more of a ‘forward plan’ than we have had in the pure mark...

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