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Solar tram plan brings community along for the ride
The Victorian Government will run a tender to help build a new large-scale solar plant in a regional area of the state, with part of the electricity used to run Melbourne’s tram network.
19 Jan, 2017
Queensland to improve feed-in payments to solar households
The Queensland Government has announced modest but welcome improvements to its approach toward feed-in tariffs for the state’s solar households.
20 Dec, 2016
NSW wind guidelines will bring certainty for community and new investment
The release today of the New South Wales wind farm guidelines gives overdue clarity to the community and the wind industry about development in the state, driving enhanced community engagement and support that will help deliver increased investment and jobs, the Clean Energy Council said.
19 Dec, 2016
2017 series of national forums to lead energy storage in Australia
A series of Clean Energy Council forums across the country in 2017 will explore the huge potential and various challenges of energy storage, and continue preparations for the once-in-a-generation transformation of the Australian energy sector that storage will deliver.
15 Dec, 2016
Ministers make the right moves on national energy reform
State and federal Energy Ministers have made steady and important progress on a number of specific reforms, with improved collaboration a welcome feature of today’s meeting of the COAG Energy Council, the Clean Energy Council said.
14 Dec, 2016
Energy reform is urgent to avert systemic crises
Representatives of Australia's communities, households, business energy users and energy suppliers today called on the Commonwealth Government, the States and all other stakeholders to support reform of Australia's energy systems and markets to ensure reliability and affordability as we decarbonise the energy system.
13 Dec, 2016
Call for speakers open for Australian Clean Energy Summit 2017
The Clean Energy Council has called for speakers for the 2017 Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney, an event which will take place in the middle of a busy year for the renewable energy and storage industry.
09 Dec, 2016
Approval of Murra Warra Wind Farm will help fill industry's sails heading into 2017
The approval of the 116-turbine Murra Warra Wind Farm in Victoria’s Wimmera district will fill the sails of the renewable energy industry heading into a busy 2017, along with a series of projects across the country either under construction or about to start.
07 Dec, 2016
Time to put politics aside and focus on energy transformation
The renewable energy industry has called on state and federal Energy Ministers to put politics aside and get on with the job of working together to transform Australia’s energy system, ahead of a meeting of the COAG Energy Council next week.
07 Dec, 2016
Registrations open for Australia's leading wind industry technical event
The Clean Energy Council has opened registrations today for the 2017 Wind Industry Forum, Australia’s leading technical event for wind power specialists.
06 Dec, 2016
Government climate review a welcome opportunity to plug national policy gap
The Federal Government's 2017 review of its approach to climate change is an opportunity to develop a comprehensive long-term strategy to transition Australia to a zero emission energy sector in decades to come, the Clean Energy Council said after the release of the review's terms of reference today.
05 Dec, 2016
Shop with confidence this summer with an Approved Solar Retailer
With the arrival of summer today, leading consumer groups have joined with the Clean Energy Council to launch a new campaign advising people buying solar panels to look for an Approved Solar Retailer to make sure they get the best possible quality and service – and avoid getting a bad deal.
01 Dec, 2016
Australia and China join forces on smart energy, storage and innovation
The Clean Energy Council has signed an agreement with a prominent Chinese organisation to promote collaboration on smart energy innovation, energy conservation and energy storage.
25 Nov, 2016
Fair value for Victorian solar households now a step closer
Solar power users are a step closer to being rewarded for the additional benefits they bring to the power grid, after new legislation was passed by the Victorian Lower House today.
25 Nov, 2016
Membership up by more than 20 per cent in strong year for Clean Energy Council
The Clean Energy Council Annual General Meeting was held last Friday, and we took the opportunity to reflect on our achievements and progress as the peak body during 2015-16.
21 Nov, 2016