Government's renewable energy target to take longer than anticipated

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Newstalk ZB,
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Wed, 10 Mar 2021, 3:21PM
Benmore hydroelectric dam. Photo / 123RF
Benmore hydroelectric dam. Photo / 123RF

Government's renewable energy target to take longer than anticipated

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 10 Mar 2021, 3:21PM

The Government's investigation into a pumped hydroelectric scheme to make New Zealand become totally powered by renewable energy resources will take at least a year longer than anticipated

Labour's promise that 100 percent of New Zealand's electricity will be renewably generated by 2030 could be jeopardised by delays to its flagship NZ Battery project.

Dr Jim Hinkley is a Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy Systems, and he joined Kerre McIvor to talk about the issue.

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