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New study shows power prices will be lower with Renewable Energy Target
A new study released today shows future power prices will be lower with Australia’s Renewable Energy Target in place than they would be if it was removed, the Clean Energy Council said.
30 Apr, 2014
Direct Action closer to reality
The release of the White Paper on the Coalition’s Emissions Reduction Fund has brought the policy closer to reality, the Clean Energy Council’s Chief Executive David Green said today.
24 Apr, 2014
Opinion: Don't buy the wind power blame game
Anyone who tries to tell you that reducing wind power in South Australia will solve the issue of rising power prices is playing a slick trick.
18 Apr, 2014
NAB announced as Clean Energy Week major conference partner
Financial services giant National Australia Bank (NAB) has signed on as the major conference partner for Australia’s premier clean energy industry event, Clean Energy Week 2014, the Clean Energy Council announced today.
02 Apr, 2014
Wind win for farmers under tax changes
Farmers hosting wind turbines will be able to claim additional financial benefits for their businesses and families if a new tax amendment is passed by Federal Parliament, the Clean Energy Council said today.
31 Mar, 2014
Wind industry sells out to excellence
The Clean Energy Council’s inaugural Wind Industry Forum in Melbourne was a sell-out yesterday, with 200 industry professionals fronting up to get the latest insights from some of the leading experts in their fields.
20 Mar, 2014
AMA statement on wind power should reassure communities
A public statement on wind farms and health released by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) this week should provide additional peace of mind for communities living in the vicinity of existing or proposed wind power projects, the Clean Energy Council said today.
19 Mar, 2014
Cutting Victorian energy efficiency scheme would hit vulnerable households and jobs
Claims that axing the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) would provide significant price relief on household electricity bills are both wrong and short-sighted, the Clean Energy Council said today.
17 Mar, 2014
Seismic shift will rein in costs, give consumers more power: CEC paper
Already more than two million Australians have voted to take control of their energy costs and are driving a more competitive, productive, and open energy market, according to a paper produced for this week’s Australian Davos Connection Forum on National Infrastructure by Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green.
14 Mar, 2014
Queensland Government should act to protect consumers from solar cuts
The Queensland Government should act to protect solar power consumers who could be negatively impacted by its decision to cut support to the state's solar power scheme, the Clean Energy Council said today.
06 Mar, 2014
Industry welcomes pledge on Renewable Energy Target from Will Hodgman
A weekend pledge by Tasmanian Liberal Leader Will Hodgman to lobby for retaining Australia's Renewable Energy Target in its current form if elected as the state's Premier was extremely welcome, the Clean Energy Council's Chief Executive David Green said today.
04 Mar, 2014
ACT set to become shining light for community solar power
The ACT is set to become a shining light for community solar power, thanks to the Canberra Community Solar initiative announced today by the ACT Government, according to the Clean Energy Council.
28 Feb, 2014
Draft report finds no reliable link between wind farms and health effects
The release of the draft position statement on wind farms and health from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) today was an important step in reassuring communities living near wind farms that their health is not at risk, according to the Clean Energy Council.
24 Feb, 2014
Opinion: Critics of Renewable Energy Target policy in denial
One of the most memorable lines in the iconic Australian movie The Castle is when lawyer Denis Denuto argues in court that 'It's just the vibe of the thing'. It's what you fall back on when you've run out of facts to prove your case.
21 Feb, 2014
Renewable Energy Target review: bring it on
The renewable energy industry today welcomed the start of the Federal Government’s review of the Renewable Energy Target, saying the scheme’s low cost and massive benefits could now be decisively demonstrated and critics’ misleading claims debunked.
17 Feb, 2014