South Australia Has Passed the Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Act 2023

November 17, 2023 5:34 am in by

South Australia has passed the Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Act 2023.

The Act, aimed at tapping into the state’s renewable resources, streamlines processes for large-scale renewable energy projects.

Opposition from the Greens and Liberal Party briefly delayed the bill before it passed.

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The new Act hopes to unlock the state’s pipeline of renewable energy projects, currently valued at $21 billion.

The Act emphasizes community engagement and environmental considerations while bringing issues such as land access, environmental impacts and native title rights into a single regulatory process.

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