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Slashing renewable energy would be out of touch with the Australian community
Australians have yet again shown their strong public support for renewable energy, with more than 99 per cent of the submissions to the review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) in favour of the policy, the Clean Energy Council said today.
19 Aug, 2014
Reckless slashing of Renewable Energy Target would devastate jobs and investors
Slashing the Renewable Energy Target (RET) would devastate Australia’s renewable energy sector, send hundreds of companies to the wall and tens of thousands of hard-working Australians onto the employment scrapheap, the Clean Energy Council said today.
18 Aug, 2014
Clean energy industry thanks Victorian Opposition for support of energy efficiency target
Efforts to save the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) by the state’s opposition were welcomed by the clean energy industry, although legislation to close the scheme was ultimately passed by the Victorian Government this month.
12 Aug, 2014
Letter to The Australian – IPA's bias claim is high farce
There’s a simple reason that some media outlets may accentuate the positive on renewable energy – it is supported by the vast majority of Australians.
12 Aug, 2014
Letter to the Geelong Advertiser – Henderson values renewable energy
It has been fantastic to see federal Liberal MP Sarah Henderson standing up for Australia’s Renewable Energy Target recently.
09 Aug, 2014
Wind power record blown away in July
South Australia’s wind farms produced enough electricity to meet a record 43 per cent of the state’s power needs during July, according to new figures released by the Clean Energy Council today.
08 Aug, 2014
Renew Economy post: Out on a limb, or a return to common sense on renewable energy?
Being out on a limb can be a dangerous place to be, particularly in politics. When federal Liberal politician Sarah Henderson stated loudly and proudly that she supports Australia’s Renewable Energy Target, she certainly went against the grain of some of her party colleagues who have been calling for a massive reduction in the target.
05 Aug, 2014
Wind farm planning changes to put Victoria back in the race for renewable energy investment
A Victorian Government decision to allow modest changes to approved wind farms will effectively reduce red tape for business and make the state more attractive to renewable energy investors, the Clean Energy Council said today.
01 Aug, 2014
Clean Energy Council solar award winners recognise best and brightest
The solar industry’s best and brightest were honoured last night at the Clean Energy Council Solar Design and Installation Awards, presented at the ReneSola Australia ATRAA Dinner as part of Clean Energy Week.
25 Jul, 2014
New solar power guide to help consumers shine on
A new solar power guide for consumers produced by the Clean Energy Council takes people through a simple seven-step process to help them select the ideal solar system for their needs.
24 Jul, 2014
Groundbreaking project to create a clean energy grid
The Clean Energy Council will today launch a groundbreaking new project that will work to ‘future proof’ Australia’s energy system and improve the electricity grid to support the growth of clean energy.
23 Jul, 2014
Clean Energy Council award winners outshine rivals at Clean Energy Week
The Doomadgee Solar Farm in far north-west Queensland and the community engagement process for the Boco Rock Wind Farm in New South Wales were the winners of this year’s Clean Energy Council Industry Awards, beating strong competition to outshine their rivals.
22 Jul, 2014
Search for bipartisanship on renewables as Clean Energy Week starts in Sydney
A New South Wales Government Minister has said he wants his state to be the ‘California of Australia’ for renewable energy as part of the opening proceedings for Clean Energy Week’s Policy and Finance Conference.
22 Jul, 2014
Major investors warn politicians on changes to Renewable Energy Target
A group of major local and international investors has warned their existing renewable energy projects may suffer ‘financial distress and the potential for financial failure’ if significant changes are made to the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) as a result of the current review of the policy.
22 Jul, 2014
Gem of a clean energy idea to reduce expensive diesel use
A new project to use solar and wind power in combination with storage and diesel at the town of Coober Pedy in South Australia would enable the community to get about 70 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy, the Clean Energy Council said today.
15 Jul, 2014