Clean Energy Council Award finalists set new standard for industry excellence
The centenary of hydro power in Tasmania, an Australian wave energy pioneer, a fun run through a wind farm and the innovative integration of solar, storage and demand management are some of the finalists announced today in a very strong field for the Clean Energy Council Industry Awards.
08 Jul, 2015
Major renewable energy projects powering ahead
After 18 months in the deep freeze during which investment plunged some 90 per cent, the large-scale renewable energy sector is starting to show some much-needed signs of life.
06 Jul, 2015
Clean Energy Council forms exciting new partnership with EcoGeneration magazine
The Clean Energy Council has formed a new strategic partnership with EcoGeneration, cementing a long-standing collaboration between two of the leading voices for the clean energy industry.
02 Jul, 2015
$1.1 million solar battery tender for Adelaide
The South Australian Government has released an expression of interest for a $1.1 million battery storage demonstration in government buildings.
30 Jun, 2015
Construction complete on wave power prototype by BioPower Systems
BioPower Systems has finished constructing its prototype wave power unit to be installed off the coast of Port Fairy, Victoria, later this year.
30 Jun, 2015
AEMO releases first report on impacts of battery storage and electric vehicles
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has released the first 'Emerging Technologies Information Paper', which predicts battery storage will continue to grow - particularly in Victoria and New South Wales.
29 Jun, 2015
First green shoots for renewable energy as Ararat Wind Farm moves forward
A major contract for a $450 million wind farm in Victoria announced today shows the enthusiasm among investors for Australian renewable energy is strong following the vote to amend the Renewable Energy Target (RET) earlier this week, the Clean Energy Council said.
26 Jun, 2015
Registrations open for All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference 2015
Reed Exhibitions Australia has opened registrations for the All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, taking place in Melbourne from 7 – 8 October 2015.
26 Jun, 2015
Renewable energy crisis is over
The legislation for a bipartisan deal on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) has passed through the Australian Parliament tonight, opening the way for Australia to now unlock the massive potential for renewable energy investment and jobs over the next decade.
23 Jun, 2015
2015 Awards entries raise the bar
Entries for the Clean Energy Council Industry Awards closed last week and there was a fantastic response with a record number of entries.
16 Jun, 2015
Time for Australian Senate to end crisis in renewable energy sector
The renewable energy industry is calling on the Australian Senate to pass legislation amending the Renewable Energy Target (RET) as soon as possible, to return confidence to the sector and unlock jobs and investment throughout regional Australia.
15 Jun, 2015
Survey helps break down the barriers to grid connections
The Clean Energy Council has released the results of Australia's largest survey of experiences with connecting generators to the grid. The survey was completed last year and captured experiences with grid connection over the two years to mid-2014 across Australia.
15 Jun, 2015
Victoria open for clean energy business after wind farm planning changes
Changes to the planning scheme for wind farms announced by the Victorian Government today will cut red tape and help to attract investment to the state, the Clean Energy Council said.
11 Jun, 2015
Tough year over, big opportunity ahead for renewable energy
Last year was a tough one for renewable energy in Australia, with the amount of generation, investment and employment in the sector falling substantially, according to the Clean Energy Australia Report 2014 released by the Clean Energy Council today.
03 Jun, 2015
National storage industry survey
First-ever national storage industry survey - have your say
03 Jun, 2015
SA power company tries to penalise families just for having solar panels
A South Australian power company is trying to slug hard-working families with an extra fee just for having solar panels, the Clean Energy Council said today.
28 May, 2015
Thousands of jobs, billions of dollars up for grabs from renewable energy deal
Approximately 15,200 jobs and more than $40 billion investment can be unlocked if the bipartisan Renewable Energy Target (RET) deal reached last week between the major parties can be quickly passed by the Australian Parliament, the Clean Energy Council said today.
27 May, 2015
Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition - coming up next week
Less than one week until the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition opens
26 May, 2015
$30 billion of investment, thousands of jobs attributable to historical support for solar power
Media reporting of a report by The Grattan Institute on solar power has highlighted issues that have already been addressed by most government policy makers, the Clean Energy Council said today.
25 May, 2015
Clean Energy Council seeks the best in the business
The Clean Energy Council is calling on the best in the business when it comes to innovation and community engagement to nominate for the Clean Energy Council Awards, to be presented at the Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney in July.
19 May, 2015