ACT will push for improvements as federal energy minister Josh Frydenberg urges states and territories to get behind scheme

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The Australian Capital Territory says the national energy guarantee will “lock in poor outcomes for the climate, for renewable energy, for states and territories who are pursuing strong climate actions and, ultimately, for electricity consumers” – but will push for improvements at a critical meeting this Friday.

As the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, used interviews on Tuesday to urge state and territory governments to get behind the proposal, arguing it was in the national interest, the ACT’s climate change minister, Shane Rattenbury, continued to highlight deficiencies in the scheme.

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