Wind win for farmers under tax changes
Farmers hosting wind turbines will be able to claim additional financial benefits for their businesses and families if a new tax amendment is passed by Federal Parliament, the Clean Energy Council said today.
31 Mar, 2014
Wind industry sells out to excellence
The Clean Energy Council’s inaugural Wind Industry Forum in Melbourne was a sell-out yesterday, with 200 industry professionals fronting up to get the latest insights from some of the leading experts in their fields.
20 Mar, 2014
AMA statement on wind power should reassure communities
A public statement on wind farms and health released by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) this week should provide additional peace of mind for communities living in the vicinity of existing or proposed wind power projects, the Clean Energy Council said today.
19 Mar, 2014
Cutting Victorian energy efficiency scheme would hit vulnerable households and jobs
Claims that axing the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) would provide significant price relief on household electricity bills are both wrong and short-sighted, the Clean Energy Council said today.
17 Mar, 2014
Seismic shift will rein in costs, give consumers more power: CEC paper
Already more than two million Australians have voted to take control of their energy costs and are driving a more competitive, productive, and open energy market, according to a paper produced for this week’s Australian Davos Connection Forum on National Infrastructure by Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green.
14 Mar, 2014
Queensland Government should act to protect consumers from solar cuts
The Queensland Government should act to protect solar power consumers who could be negatively impacted by its decision to cut support to the state's solar power scheme, the Clean Energy Council said today.
06 Mar, 2014
Industry welcomes pledge on Renewable Energy Target from Will Hodgman
A weekend pledge by Tasmanian Liberal Leader Will Hodgman to lobby for retaining Australia's Renewable Energy Target in its current form if elected as the state's Premier was extremely welcome, the Clean Energy Council's Chief Executive David Green said today.
04 Mar, 2014