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Vestas concerned by Australia's unambitious climate policy

If Australia is to keep pace with the global transition to green energy, its 26 percent emissions reduction target is not ambitious enough, says Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas. However, some states have raised the bar higher.

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The Australian wind sector is at risk of losing investment and a capable labor force if the country's politicians do not raise the bar on climate policy, says Vestas, according to Australian Financial Review.

The Australian government has set a target of reducing national CO2 emissions by 26 percent, but that needs to be raised if the wind energy sector is to avoid stalling investment, which has previously been seen during political negotiations.

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