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news.com.au 25 Nov, 2021 01:45 am

Australia relies on China for 90 per cent of solar panel imports

Australia relies on China for 90 per cent of solar panel imports
Energy Minister Angus Taylor has been grilled over Australia’s over-reliance on China for one of the most important technologies to the country’s future.

Solar is considered a crucial technology to Australia’s future and the primary energy source that will power Aussie homes as the nation hurtles towards net zero emissions.We‘ve prioritised solar technology as a crucial technology for Australia,” Mr Taylor said.” Solar is considered a crucial technology for Australia’s future.Energy Minister Angus Taylor has been grilled over Australia’s over-reliance on China for one of the most important technologies to the country’s future.

The Energy Minister agreed, declaring boosting the local manufacturing of solar is a “core focus” of the federal government.But when asked to elaborate on the government’s plan to increase local production of solar panels, the Energy Minister was vague.

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