Tick of approval from ACCC for Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer scheme
The Clean Energy Council’s Approved Solar Retailer scheme has received the tick of approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for a further five years, in recognition of the scheme’s role in helping consumers and achieving higher standards in the solar industry.
24 Sep, 2015
Positive investment signals for renewables under new Prime Minister
After several dark years under former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, comments by senior government Ministers this week suggest the clouds may be lifting from the renewable energy sector.
23 Sep, 2015
Solar awards finalists showcase best in the business
The finalists in the 2015 Clean Energy Council Solar Design and Installation Awards were announced today, showcasing everything from a huge commercial installation at a Toyota plant in Melbourne and an aged care facility with battery back-up to a system for Burder Industries that used solar panels to spell out the name of the company.
23 Sep, 2015
Were you snapped at the Australian Clean Energy Summit 2015?
The Australian Clean Energy Summit 2015 was held in Sydney in July – were you there?
22 Sep, 2015
New Ministry to deliver fresh thinking on clean energy
Australia’s renewable energy industry says it is looking forward to working with new Energy and Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg, as well as continuing its strong relationship with Environment Minister Greg Hunt.
21 Sep, 2015
New renewable energy initiative means more money going into the pockets of SA farmers
Opening up pastoral leases in South Australia to renewable energy projects such as wind and solar farms will unlock new sources of revenue for farmers and new investment for the state, the Clean Energy Council said today.
18 Sep, 2015
Power in Turnbull's hands – literally
After claiming victory in a party room spill earlier this week, Malcolm Turnbull said: “The Australia of the future has to be a nation that is agile, that is innovative, that is creative. We have to recognise that the disruption that we see driven by technology, the volatility in change is our friend if we are agile and smart enough to take advantage of it.”
17 Sep, 2015
New economic direction to bring Australia into the 21st Century
New Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wasted no time signalling his intentions after claiming victory over Tony Abbott this week.
16 Sep, 2015
Clean Energy Council launches Chinese website to help link companies with the Australian renewable energy market
The Clean Energy Council has launched a new Chinese website to help link Chinese companies with the Australian renewable energy market.
14 Sep, 2015
Speakers invited to apply for Clean Energy Council Wind Industry Forum
Australia’s renewable energy peak body has invited applications from technical experts interested in speaking at next year’s Wind Industry Forum in March.
14 Sep, 2015
Mapping our energy system just got even better
The Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure (AREMI) website is a collaborative project that provides interactive data about renewable energy projects and our energy networks.
10 Sep, 2015
New solar power plant funding to deliver cheaper, cleaner energy for Australia
A comprehensive $350 million support package for large-scale solar power announced by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) would provide a quantum leap in affordability for the technology, the Clean Energy Council said today.
09 Sep, 2015
South-East Queensland blazes past 1 gigawatt of solar power
With some of the best sun in the entire world and a state full of sun worshippers who love the Great Outdoors, it’s probably not surprising that Queensland is also leading the country in solar power.
02 Sep, 2015
Solar power owners short-changed by state regulators
Australian states continue to overlook the broader value of solar power and storage to the electricity network, the Clean Energy Council said following a recommendation by the New South Wales Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) this week.
01 Sep, 2015