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Queensland’s biggest zinc refinery joins RE100

25 November 2020, 15:03 GMT 1 min read

Sun Metals, the operator of Queensland’s biggest zinc refinery – the second largest single site consumer of electricity in the Australian state – has joined RE100 with a commitment to use 100% renewable electricity by 2040. Having already invested in solar power, the company will now acquire wind assets in Queensland, showing that heavy industry sees a clean energy future in Australia. “The argument that Australian industry needs more gas is simply wrong,” said former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Read more about this story on the RE100 website.