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Net zero could be a sweetener for our sugar industry


This morning in the Breakfast Show I caught up with the Chairman of Canegrowers Paul Schembri about the history of renewable energy generation at a sugar mill in Mackay. Despite being a service centre for the coal industry further west, it seems that the Mackay region is really seizing on the opportunities presented by the net zero emissions future. Instead of trying to work against the inevitable, the new technologies are leading the sugar industry to diversify and value add. Listen to what Paul Schembri had to say here: