The construction and operation of large-scale of renewable energy will itself create a major industry. But its real potential is as a catalyst for wider, long-lasting economic renewal. Unlike previous capital-intensive projects in the Territory, renewables provide the foundation for permanent jobs in diverse new industries. It will be an enabler for a fantastic range of renewable-powered energy-intensive activities.
Repowering minerals mining, manufacturing and industry with 100% renewable energy, creating over 8,000 jobs and increasingannual revenue by more than $2 billion by 2030 is exactly the economic solution needed in the NT. This strategy will attract new residents as well as boosting NT Government revenue.
Page 21 of the report The 10 Gigawatt Vision shows just how many jobs and in which industries will be created if invested in renewables.
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