The Queensland government established the Renewable Energy Expert Panel in early 2016 to provide advice on credible pathways to achieving a 50 per cent Renewable Energy Target (RET) for Queensland by 2030.

The Queensland RET policy seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, balanced with the need to create economic development opportunities in the state. The panel released the Credible Pathways to a 50% Renewable Energy Target for Queensland draft report in October 2016. Public consultations conducted by the panel since the issue’s…