The RET has been so successful it will easily achieve 28% by 2020. That means we should be setting higher, more ambitious targets, writes Stephen Bygrave.
The Renewable Energy Target needs a greater focus on encouraging technological breakthroughs, former Environment Minister Robert Hill has told a UNSW audience.
The Warburton Review panel tying themselves in knots trying to justify reducing or abolishing the RET and deliver windfall profits to fossil-fuel generators is something to behold, writes Iain McGill.
Australia already has technically feasible scenarios to run the electricity industry on 100% renewable energy, without significantly affecting supply, writes Mark Diesendorf.
If the Abbott government wants to cut long-term power costs, it should consider ramping up rather than weakening the Renewable Energy Target, write Peerapat Vithayasrichareon, Iain MacGill and Jenny Riesz.