SA Labor hikes renewable target to 75% by 2025

The South Australian Premier, Jay Weatherill, has announced that a re-elected Labor Government will increase South Australia’s Renewable Energy Target to 75 per cent by 2025.

Currently, South Australia generates 48.9 per cent of its energy production from renewable energy.

The 75 per cent Renewable Energy Target replaces the 50 per cent target, set in September 2014.

Mr Weatherill sail that, following the opening of the the world's biggest battery at Jamestown, the world's biggest solar thermal plant at Port Augusta and the world's biggest Virtual Power Plant, the world is now looking to South Australia,

“We're sending yet another signal to renewable energy leaders that their investment is welcome in our state,” he said.

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