New England councils sign letter of demand for green energy 'future fund' in renewable energy zone

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated April 10 2022 - 9:59pm, first published April 7 2022 - 7:00pm
EXPECTATIONS: Councils have sent the state government a list of six demands regarding the $10.7 billion New England Renewable Energy Zone. Photo: Andrew Messenger

A coalition of local councils has demanded government require payouts by green energy companies to be pooled into a "future fund" to help finance the growth of the New England region.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au