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All-Energy Australia to showcase breadth of innovation in renewable energy technologies
The All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference, taking place in Melbourne from 11-12 October, will showcase the breadth of innovation in renewable energy technologies driving Australia’s energy transformation.
14 Jul, 2017
COAG Energy Council makes progress, but elephant remains in the room
At today’s COAG Energy Council meeting, state Ministers came together to reflect on the Finkel Review and discuss the path to implementing the Chief Scientist’s recommendations.
14 Jul, 2017
Momentum on energy security welcome, but Clean Energy Target now crucial
The endorsement by state and federal Energy Ministers of all but one of the recommendations from the Chief Scientist’s review of Australia’s energy security is a big step forward in creating a modern energy system, the Clean Energy Council said today.
14 Jul, 2017
Clean Energy Council Award finalists leading change in the energy sector
A community mini grid in Victoria which helped customers to halve their power bills over summer, an innovative approach to project finance and electricity billing based on mobile phone plans are some of the finalists announced today in the 2017 Clean Energy Council Awards.
13 Jul, 2017
Empowered leadership on display at Women in Renewables breakfast
As part of the 2017 Australian Clean Energy Summit, the Clean Energy Council is holding a Women in Renewables breakfast titled “Empowered Leadership” on 19 July.
07 Jul, 2017
South Australia showing the World what renewable energy has in store with new battery
The Clean Energy Council has congratulated its members Tesla and Neoen on signing an agreement with the South Australian Government to build the world’s largest lithium ion battery, which will be paired with the Hornsdale Wind Farm.
07 Jul, 2017
Finkel review progress welcome but certainty is crucial for new investment
The Coalition party room’s approval yesterday of 49 recommendations from the Chief Scientist’s review of Australia’s energy security will ensure clean energy is better integrated into the power system, but bipartisan support for a Clean Energy Target remains essential to drive new investment in electricity generation, the clean energy industry’s peak body said.
21 Jun, 2017
The energy policy circus is back in town
Australia is facing an energy crisis and both energy customers and investors have taken a front row seat to ensure the greatest balancing act in this country – enduring energy policy – finally gets landed. This is a one-time-only opportunity to get it right and, if we fall off the high wire this time, the consequences will be disastrous. The energy policy circus is back in town.
14 Jun, 2017
Time for cool heads to fix energy crisis: Renewable energy industry
The release later today of the final report of the Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel into Australia’s energy security presents a unique opportunity for Australia to end the current energy crisis, the clean energy industry’s peak body said today.
09 Jun, 2017
Political leaders must turn Finkel blueprint into energy roadmap
The clean energy industry has welcomed the release of the final report from the Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel into Australia’s energy security and is calling on political leadership to finally end the energy crisis, the industry’s peak body said today.
09 Jun, 2017
Not settling for half (hour) measures on energy
It’s time the energy market transitioned to a five-minute settlement period that better supports transformation of our energy system by recognising the value of new technologies like renewable energy and energy storage.
08 Jun, 2017
We all have a stake in moving forward with the Finkel Review
The energy industry, its customers and other stakeholders agree: the imminent Finkel Review deserves full and fair consideration before governments take decisions that will have major implications for the security, reliability and affordability of Australia’s electricity system.
07 Jun, 2017
Queensland leadership to spark new electricity supply and lower prices
The Queensland Government’s announcement of a range of policy measures and its commitment to a 50 per cent target for renewable energy by 2030 means new investment in power generation, jobs in regional centres and lower power prices, the Clean Energy Council said today.
05 Jun, 2017
Solar awards open to recognise Australia's most inventive installers
The Clean Energy Council encourages solar designers and installers to submit their entries for the 2017 Solar Design and Installation Awards, Australia’s leading accolades celebrating the technical excellence of the hard-working men and women across the industry.
01 Jun, 2017
Record year for renewable energy as costs fall and hydro returns to form
A record share of Australia’s electricity came from renewable energy in 2016, largely thanks to improved rainfall in key hydro catchments and a series of new wind and solar projects, according to a new report released today by the Clean Energy Council.
30 May, 2017