Daily update: Carbon price gone: Next target is wind and solar
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Coal generators are celebrating the repeal of the carbon price, and large scale renewables are at a standstill. The next item on the COALition agenda is wind and solar, but consumer groups are fighting back.
Another project allocated funds under the former Labor government has missed its target, with Petratherm advising that it is unable to raise funds for what was once considered one of the country’s flagship geothermal projects.