New South Wales recognises benefits of Renewable Energy Target
The support shown by the New South Wales Government for the Renewable Energy Target in a submission to the review of the policy shows that it understands the benefits it can deliver to both consumers and the local economy, the peak body for the clean energy industry said today.
29 May, 2014
Solar powering the future of Australia's resources sector
A new solar-diesel hybrid plant which will power a Rio Tinto mine in remote Far North Queensland is a perfect example of the potential for renewable energy to help protect the competitiveness of the Australian resources sector, the peak body for the clean energy industry said today.
22 May, 2014
Cutting energy efficiency scheme will hit all Victorians
Cutting the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) will make power bills more expensive and increase costs for taxpayers, the Clean Energy Council said today.
21 May, 2014
Scrapping ARENA will send innovation and jobs offshore
The proposed scrapping of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in tonight’s Federal Budget will be a backwards step for Australia’s drive to develop innovative new renewable energy technologies, and for Australian and international companies who have been working to bring investment to Australia, the peak body for the clean energy industry said tonight.
13 May, 2014
Changing the Renewable Energy Target will damage investment and throw away jobs
Reducing the Renewable Energy Target (RET) as a result of the current review would increase power bills and lead to thousands of lost jobs, the Clean Energy Council argued in its submission this week to the panel reviewing the policy.
08 May, 2014