Queensland Government shows its solar flair
Queensland’s announcement to up its commitment to support 120 megawatts of new large-scale solar power will create jobs for the state and make it more attractive for renewable energy investment, the Clean Energy Council said today.
01 Jun, 2016
Wind and solar step up to increase Australia's renewable power
Continued growth in wind and solar power picked up to cover lower-than-average production from Australia’s hydro power plants last year, delivering an increase in the amount of Australia’s electricity coming from renewable energy, according to the Clean Energy Australia Report 2015.
31 May, 2016
Mt Emerald Wind Farm to create jobs and investment for Far North Queensland
The Clean Energy Council has congratulated RATCH on the news that Ergon Energy has inked a 15-year agreement to purchase the power from the Mount Emerald Wind Farm in Far North Queensland.
27 May, 2016
Political heavies weigh in for renewable energy summit in July
Those attending the Australian Clean Energy Summit in July will gain a clear understanding of the place of renewable energy in the national political landscape, with key political leaders and decision-makers confirming their attendance at the event (subject of course to any portfolio changes between now and then).
26 May, 2016
Women in Renewables - Megan Wheatley, Senvion Australia
Megan is Senvion Australia's Manager - Communications and External Affairs. She has worked in energy and sustainability in Australia and internationally for almost two decades.
24 May, 2016
Europe runs with renewables
As Australia ramps up the transition to renewable energy, there is much discussion about how our ageing energy system will handle this new form of electricity generation. While the transition is not without its challenges, some remarkable milestones this month show that other developed countries with similar potential have already realised a cleaner energy future.
23 May, 2016
Barnaby Joyce launches $400 million White Rock Wind Farm
Work has begun in earnest on the $400 million White Rock Wind Farm west of Glen Innes in New South Wales, which is set to create 200 jobs during construction and inject $35 million of investment directly into the local region.
18 May, 2016
Strong plan can deliver zero-emission energy future
By Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton
16 May, 2016
Solar users should be rewarded for benefits they deliver, says new report
The days of generous feed-in tariff rates for homes and businesses with solar power are long gone, but the battle to ensure solar users get a fair rate for their renewable energy rages on.
10 May, 2016
ARENA grants funding crucial for renewable energy innovation
It is crucial that the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has clear and long-term access to grant funding to deliver the renewable energy innovation that will create a 21st century energy system, the Clean Energy Council said today.
06 May, 2016
Renewable Energy Target can be met - but we need to get our skates on
Australia is still on track to meet the Renewable Energy Target (RET) but the industry needs to get moving between now and the end of 2016, according to the Clean Energy Regulator.
06 May, 2016
ACT dreams big on renewable energy
It might be Australia’s smallest territory, but the ACT also has the country’s biggest plans for renewable energy.
04 May, 2016
Benefits of a Power Shift to a 21st century energy system
This week the Clean Energy Council released Power Shift: A blueprint for a 21st century energy system.
03 May, 2016
Clean energy blueprint to unleash a 21st century energy system
A comprehensive blueprint released today by the clean energy industry’s peak body details the policy levers necessary to supercharge a Power Shift to the energy system of the 21st century.
02 May, 2016