Planned cut to RET 'a free kick' for fossil fuels

There's no technical limit preventing more than 20% renewable energy in a power system, with experts saying Australia could reach 90% renewable electricity by 2040 by natural attrition of existing fossil fuel power stations.

The Conversation

The federal government’s plan to reduce Australia’s Renewable Energy Target could jeopardise billions of dollars in investment while giving a boost to the fossil fuel sector, experts have predicted.

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