State energy minister says government flip-flopping on renewables and has ‘no idea’ how to meet emissions target

Victoria has launched a broadside against the Turnbull government before Friday’s special meeting of energy ministers, accusing the government of convening a “political stunt” and flip-flopping on state renewable energy targets.

The Victorian energy and climate minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, told Guardian Australia the state had been encouraged by the former environment minister Greg Hunt to develop its own policies beyond the federal renewable energy scheme and would remain fully locked in behind its target of 40% by 2025.

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Source: Guardian Environment