Tasmania's status as 100 per cent self-sufficient in renewable energy is being used in an attempt to attract energy intensive industries looking to "establish their environmental credentials".
The Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan, released on Saturday, detailed the work of the Coordinator-General in using the state's renewables "brand" as part of discussions with investors.
It was one of a number of ways in which the government plans to use renewable energy to attract jobs and investment, which one business group said could be akin to the "hydro-industrialisation" for the 21st century.
The plan outlines the establishment of "Renewables Tasmania" within the Department of State Growth, bringing together the government's existing workforce of energy advisers and policy directors to achieve 200 per cent equivalent renewable energy output by 2040.
Another ambition within the plan includes establishing a Bioenergy Vision, involving the use of waste to create bioenergy. This could "support the agricultural and forestry sectors to grow and become more competitive", according to the plan.
Providing green hydrogen to Antarctica - as well as other export markets - was also considered a growth area.
Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council chief executive officer Ray Mostogl said it provided a "much bigger narrative" than the government's first attempt at a long-term renewables strategy.
He said at least 100 businesses could spawn just from "niches" within the new plan.
"This is the 21st century hydro-industrialisation again. We saw how good that was, we're living off the benefits of that today, this plan really sets that next platform," Mr Mostogl said.
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"This now touches a lot more than just Marinus and Battery of the Nation.
"We believe the Tasmanian community needs to start looking at the bigger picture here and understand all of the opportunities that are presented."
Tasmania achieved 100 per cent self-sufficiency in renewable energy on November 27, ahead of the target date of 2022. The 150 per cent target is set for 2030, when the government also plans for Tasmania to be a green hydrogen exporter and have its government vehicle fleet 100 per cent electric.
The plan detailed how the Coordinator-General is using the state's renewables image as a selling point.
"Tasmania offers a strong cost-competitive case for energy intensive industries wishing to establish themselves in an environmentally sustainable location. Globally businesses are increasingly seeking to establish their environmental credentials through operating in a low emissions or carbon-neutral environment," it reads.
"The Office of the Coordinator-General is actively promoting these opportunities through direct engagement with potential investors and through the promotion of energy investment opportunities nationally and globally.
In an attempt to address any community concern regarding a potential rapid expansion of renewable energy projects, the government will establish a Renewable Energy Coordination Framework.
Energy Minister Guy Barnett said the plan provided a "consolidation" of the government's renewable energy actions to present to industries.
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