Major breakthrough puts renewable energy deal within reach
Confirmation today that the Federal Government will remove the legislated reviews of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) should clear the way for a deal to be done and return much-needed investment confidence to the Australian renewable energy sector, the Clean Energy Council said.
18 May, 2015
Victoria looking to take advantage of massive renewable energy opportunity
Victoria’s push for a separate and binding state renewable energy target is a welcome recognition of the jobs and investment benefits that can flow from renewable energy projects, the Clean Energy Council said today.
14 May, 2015
End of renewable energy crisis is in sight
A welcome end to the crisis confronting the renewable energy industry could be in sight, with the Federal Government shifting its position in order to reach a deal on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) with the Labor Party, the Clean Energy Council said today.
08 May, 2015
ATRAA and PD Day have moved - to All-Energy Australia
The Clean Energy Council's solar conference ATRAA and PD Day have moved to All-Energy Australia.
05 May, 2015
New Australian Energy Storage Roadmap set to transform sector
A new industry roadmap launched by the Clean Energy Council today will help to unlock the exciting opportunities that energy storage technology presents for both electricity consumers and the renewable energy industry.
30 Apr, 2015
Letter in response to Senator Bob Day in The Australian - Renewables drowning
Family First Senator Bob Day’s idea to delay a decision on the future of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) to wait for the outcome of yet another inquiry into wind power is an absurd idea (“No rush on RET”, letters, 27/4).
28 Apr, 2015
Letter to The Australian - Senator Bob Day and the Renewable Energy Target
Delaying a decision on the future of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) to wait for the outcome of yet another inquiry into wind power is an absurd idea (“Wait for wind inquiry before changing RET”, 22/4).
24 Apr, 2015
Renewable energy industry to shine at Australian Clean Energy Summit
The Clean Energy Council today launched one of the premier events on the Australian renewables calendar, the Australian Clean Energy Summit 2015 at the Hilton Sydney from 15 to 16 July.
16 Apr, 2015
Letter to the Australian Financial Review - Senator David Leyonhjelm proposal
David Leyonhjelm’s idea to fill up Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) using hydro power plants that are already built shows he doesn’t understand what the policy is supposed to do (“The RET bomb is set to explode”, 10/4).
16 Apr, 2015
Political and business journalists call out Tony Abbott on Renewable Energy Target
A variety of prominent political and business commentators were forthright in telling the Federal Government last week that it should accept a sensible compromise proposed by Australia's renewable energy industry to get the sector moving again.
14 Apr, 2015
Labor support brings end to renewable energy crisis a step closer
Federal Labor’s decision to back the renewable energy industry’s proposal on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) means an end to the crisis confronting the sector is in sight, the Clean Energy Council said today.
08 Apr, 2015
Time for political leadership to resolve Renewable Energy Target crisis
With a chorus of major industry bodies joining the renewable energy sector in calling for an end to the damaging Renewable Energy Target (RET) impasse, it is now time for political leadership to finally resolve the crisis in the Australian renewable energy sector, the Clean Energy Council said today.
02 Apr, 2015
Australian Manufacturing Technology Magazine features renewable energy in April edition
Australian Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Magazine looked at renewable energy and clean technology in the April edition, featuring the Clean Energy Council.
01 Apr, 2015
Time to end renewable energy crisis and unlock economic opportunity
The renewable energy industry’s peak body has called on the Federal Government and Opposition to accept a compromise target for large-scale renewable energy of 33,500 gigawatt-hours by 2020 to end the political deadlock over the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
25 Mar, 2015
CEC joins Victorian Premier to get state wind industry back on track
It was a cool and windy day when the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, Planning Minister Richard Wynne and Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio travelled to Pacific Hydro’s Challicum Hills Wind Farm last Friday to announce a plan to get the state’s wind industry back on track.
23 Mar, 2015
Victoria to be open for business again with wind farm changes
Changes by the Victorian Government to make the state more attractive for building wind farms will help to unlock billions of dollars in investment – as long as a bipartisan deal can be reached on the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) – the renewable energy industry’s peak body said today.
20 Mar, 2015
CEC successfully defeats Optional Firm Access, avoiding potentially damaging electricity market reforms
The CEC's huge efforts to quash a discriminatory and potentially damaging change to the National Electricity Market have paid off, with the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) releasing a draft report today that recommended against implementing 'Optional Firm Access'.
12 Mar, 2015
Strong track record for solar in new paper on best practice regulation
The Clean Energy Council today released a report on best practice regulation of the Australian solar industry and outlined the solar sector’s strong record of safety and quality.
27 Feb, 2015
Massive clean energy opportunities in reach in Western Australia
Western Australia has an exciting opportunity to join the race for renewable energy and the investment and jobs it brings, according to the clean energy industry peak body.
24 Feb, 2015
World-first renewable energy project making waves
The official launch of the Perth Wave Energy Project was an important milestone for this exciting new renewable energy technology and the future of Australian energy generation, the peak body for the clean energy industry said today.
18 Feb, 2015