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2017 eclipses previous record for rooftop solar
Whichever way you slice it, 2017 was a record year for renewable energy in Australia.
31 Jan, 2018
Renewable Energy Target bullseye in sight after record year
New figures confirm that Australia’s renewable energy industry is on track to meet the Renewable Energy Target (RET), showing the effectiveness of long-term and stable policy to attract major investors for the benefit of the national economy.
23 Jan, 2018
Call for speakers who can light up Clean Energy Summit in 2018
The Clean Energy Council is calling for speakers to present at this year’s 2018 Australian Clean Energy Summit (ACES) in Sydney, at a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity for the industry.
17 Jan, 2018
Women in Renewables launches 2018 with new e-mentoring program
The Clean Energy Council’s Women in Renewables Initiative (WiR) is seeking both mentors and mentees from the renewable energy industry to be part of a new e-mentoring program.
15 Jan, 2018
Large-scale solar forum in Brisbane is searching for industry's leading lights
The solar industry has put a call-out to its leading lights today to submit session and presentation ideas for the upcoming Large-scale Solar Industry Forum at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre in May.
10 Jan, 2018
Opportunities abound for Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailers
The requirement that applicants for a new tender must be signatories to the Clean Energy Council’s Solar Retailer Code of Conduct highlights the advantages of being an Approved Solar Retailer.
04 Jan, 2018
Policy certainty required to maintain momentum
The Australian renewable energy industry had a record year in 2017, with 50 large-scale renewable energy projects committed. This resulted in more than $9.3 billion in investment, 4670 MW of new capacity and created more than 5400 new direct jobs in large-scale projects.
15 Dec, 2017
Wind Industry Forum a hot ticket for renewable energy professionals
Registrations opened today along with the release of the program for the Clean Energy Council’s 2018 Wind Industry Forum, the leading technical event for the Australian wind industry.
07 Dec, 2017
Neoen charging forward with the world's biggest battery
Neoen’s partnership with Tesla to build the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia has enabled the company to have a significant positive impact on the local community.
05 Dec, 2017
Power of social media launches world's largest battery at world record pace
The speed with which the world’s largest lithium-ion battery has been commissioned and completed by Tesla in South Australia has been extraordinary, the Clean Energy Council said today.
01 Dec, 2017
Remote area specialist named as winner of 2018 Women in Renewables Scholarship
A renewable energy leader who led the development of the work by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency into hybrid power generation at mine sites has been recognised as the winner of the Clean Energy Council’s 2018 Women in Renewables Scholarship.
30 Nov, 2017
Why Australia needs women in renewables
It is a well-established fact that diversity and inclusion lead to better outcomes for businesses and employees alike, and the renewable energy industry is no exception.
24 Nov, 2017
Energy Guarantee must now address critical concerns for renewables industry
The clean energy industry has welcomed progress on further policy development for the Federal Government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG) today, but warned the process would now need to address the many concerns it has about the policy.
24 Nov, 2017
New renewable energy will lower power prices: Government analysis
New wind, solar and bioenergy projects built between now and 2020 under the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) will cut the average household power bill by hundreds of dollars a year next decade, according to analysis released by the Federal Government.
23 Nov, 2017
North Queensland is turning sunshine into gold
In North Queensland, the old Kidston Gold Mine is in the process of being turned into a new pumped hydro station and a huge solar farm. The two mine pits will be filled with water, and the power of the sun will be used to pump the water up the hill, where it can be stored to produce electricity when it is most needed.
23 Nov, 2017