Queensland Election 2017

This election let’s make Queensland the Sun-Powered State!

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Queensland goes to the polls on November 25 and this election we have a choice: take Queensland on the path to a clean energy future, or get stuck in the past with expensive, polluting coal-fired power.

Solar Citizens is calling on all political parties to commit to three key policies to provide reliable, affordable, clean energy for all Queenslanders:

  1. Set a strong renewable energy target
    Legislate a renewable energy target to ensure that, by 2030, at least 50% of the electricity generated in Queensland comes from solar, wind and other renewables.

  2. Build big solar - not new coal power
    Renewable energy is now the cheapest, cleanest source of electricity. The next state government should support new large-scale solar and wind farms and rule out an expensive, polluting new coal fired power station.

  3. Help more Queenslanders go solar
    To meet the target of one million solar rooftops by 2020, the next Queensland government must guarantee a fair price for the electricity that solar households feed into the grid and remove the roadblocks for low-income earners, businesses and communities who want to go solar.

All Queenslanders deserve cheap, clean, reliable electricity and renewable energy can deliver on all three fronts.

Show your support for a sun-powered Queensland by taking action today. 

 

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