Victoria has 19 wind farms worth billions ready to go if the federal government allows the state to top up the renewable energy target.

The state wants to increase its renewable energy supply from 13 per cent to 20 per cent but isn’t allowed to top up the RET scheme under current rules. Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said she was disappointed the government plans to cut the RET back to 33,000 gigawatt hours by…