Governments in the United States and Canada have already realised that establishing the right partnerships with First Nations in the clean energy transition is an investment decision. Last week’s announcement by the US Department of Energy awarding a substantial first funding round to First Nations “so all communities have access to affordable, reliable, clean electricity anytime, anywhere” highlights steps other jurisdictions are taking and the urgency of getting the settings right to create the right policy and investment environment. Australia must do likewise to support our transition at the pace and scale required. After two years of listening, the First Nations Clean Energy Network offers eight actions that will support Australian governments partner with First Nations in this fast and furious clean energy transition.

Eight simple steps to attract investment and build First Nations engagement in Australia’s clean energy transformation

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Document Type: Report

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  • Karrina Nolan
  • Jonathan Kneebone

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Place: Australia

Institution: First Nations Clean Energy Network

Date: 30 May 2023

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Governments in the United States and Canada have already realised that establishing the right partnerships with First Nations in the clean energy transition is an investment decision. Last week’s announcement by the US Department of Energy awarding a substantial first funding round to First Nations “so all communities have access to affordable, reliable, clean electricity anytime, anywhere” highlights steps other jurisdictions are taking and the urgency of getting the settings right to create the right policy and investment environment. Australia must do likewise to support our transition at the pace and scale required. After two years of listening, the First Nations Clean Energy Network offers eight actions that will support Australian governments partner with First Nations in this fast and furious clean energy transition.

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