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Ministerial Statement Renewable Energy Research and Development Hon. Daryl Manzie Minister for Power and Water

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Title

Ministerial Statement Renewable Energy Research and Development Hon. Daryl Manzie Minister for Power and Water

Other title

Tabled Paper 3231

Collection

Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1997-04-30

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/289880

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/403378

Page content

FUNDING IS BEING SOUGHT BY ACRE FROM OVERSEAS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES SUCH AS THE WORLD BANKS GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FACILITY, THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AND AUSAID. A RECENT MEETING WITH THE WORLD BANKS ASIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY REPRESENTATIVE WAS ENCOURAGING. MR SPEAKER, THE AUTHORITYS RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY IS EMERGING AS AN IMPORTANT DRIVER FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORYS RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY. THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLOIT THE AUTHORITYS EXPERIENCE WITH, AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR, THE SERVICING NEEDS OF REMOTE COMMUNITIES HAS BEEN COMBINED WITH THE EFFORTS OF THE TERRITORYS RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY TO ESTABLISH ITSELF. IN TURN, THIS HAS BEEN LINKED TO THE NATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITY PROVIDED BY ACRE, WITH THE PROSPECT OF ACCESSING THE INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICING PROGRAM VIA THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS AIJ INITIATIVE. THE TERRITORY IS BECOMING RECOGNISED NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY AS A LEADER IN THE PROVISION 16