Josh Frydenberg flags two-stage talks to get energy guarantee over the line

Exclusive: Minister floats proposal to win states’ sign-off on Neg mechanism before a second meeting to discuss emissions targets

Josh Frydenberg has flagged a two-stage process with state and territory ministers in an attempt to maximise the government’s chances of achieving sign-off for the national energy guarantee in August.

State sources have told Guardian Australia the commonwealth has floated a proposal where ministers would sign off on the detailed design of the Neg mechanism at a meeting of the Council of Australian Governments energy council long scheduled for 10 August.

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Source: theguardian
Josh Frydenberg flags two-stage talks to get energy guarantee over the line