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Job losses at Portland wind factory foreseeable and preventable
23 October 2014
Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham is available for comment on the job losses at Keppel Prince's Portland wind tower manufacturing facility.
Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham said today:
"Coalition actions at the State and Federal level have damaged investor confidence in renewable energy and this is starting to cause job losses on the ground.
"Premier Napthine has said that he finds wind farms beautiful, but the reality is that his government's policies have stalled the approval of new wind farms. The Napthine Government has also supported the Abbott Government's attempts to weaken the national renewable energy target which has brought...more