The clean energy industry has been one of Australia’s extraordinary success stories over the past decade and stands ready to lead the economic recovery from COVID-19.
A Clean Recovery can bring forward the enormous pipeline of wind and solar projects across Australia to:
This would deliver a cleaner, more affordable energy system that benefits all Australians and would increase Australia’s international competitiveness, especially in energy intensive industries, leading to further economic and employment benefits.
The consequent investment in renewable energy could also allow Australia to become the first large-scale exporter of hydrogen in the world, securing export revenue and jobs for the 21st century.
This is an enormous opportunity to transform Australia, forever.
A Clean Recovery can jumpstart the economy as a result of the following package of initiatives.
On Tuesday 5 May, the Clean Energy Council held a forum with leading political, industry and community representatives to discuss the enormous potential of A Clean Recovery to lead Australia's economic recovery from COVID-19.