List of recommendations
1.27 The committee recommends
that the Tasmanian Government be fully transparent with respect to the factors
which have caused the current energy crisis in Tasmania, the steps being taken
to resolve it and the associated costs.
1.28 The committee recommends
that the Tasmanian Government commission an independent inquiry of the Basslink
breakage and other circumstances leading up to the energy crisis.
1.29 The committee recommends
that the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments commission an independent
review to consider the financial and practical feasibility of laying another
interconnector between Tasmania and mainland Australia.
1.30 The committee recommends that
the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments work together to identify and
implement a long-term strategy for development and management of electricity
infrastructure to avoid any repetition of the Tasmanian energy crisis, and look
at all options for the future energy security of Tasmania.
1.31 The committee recommends that the
Tasmanian Government support projects which would increase renewable energy
generation in the state including facilitating the negotiation of a successful
power purchase agreement with the proponents of the Granville Harbour wind
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