AGL Greenhouse Gas Policy

Given the current uncertainty about who will form the next Commonwealth Government, I thought it would be useful to inform our readers about our Greenhouse Gas Policy. The critical components of the Board endorsed policy are:

– AGL supports expedited development of a national emissions trading scheme (such as the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme);

– AGL supports the expanded Renewable Energy Target which has been legislated and is now in operation; and

– AGL believes that a national energy efficiency certificate scheme should be developed incorporating the existing State-based schemes.

AGL urges all policy makers to adopt this three-tiered policy approach to remove the current uncertainty which will result in deadweight losses to the economy unless resolved.

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