The world-first Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Bill 2023 has passed the South Australian parliament.
This historic piece of legislation is set to open up global investment into the state’s hydrogen and renewable energy industries, solidifying the state’s position as a world leader in the global energy transition.
The Hydrogen and Renewable Energy Act 2023 will streamline the process for companies to invest in these industries, while ensuring that projects are carried out in ways that protect the social, economic and environmental needs of the state.
This is a significant milestone, but the work doesn’t end here.
We will continue to work to establish associated regulations for the Act and to identify the release areas for competitive tender.
To find out more about the Act, including future opportunities to have your say, visit the DEM website.
The National Environmental Law Association (NELA) WA are currently looking for a number of national volunteers to join the committee. If you are passionate about the role of law and policy in regulating and managing the Australian environment, please consider applying...