As the peak body representing Australia's clean energy sector, the Clean Energy Council (CEC) works with industry and government to build a competitive and sustainable market that drives more efficient energy generation and use in homes and businesses.

Renewable Energy Target

Australia's Renewable Energy Target (RET) is a Federal Government policy designed to ensure that at least 33,000 Gigawatt-hour (GWh) of Australia's electricity comes from renewable sources by 2020.

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Committees

Our policy and advocacy efforts are driven by committees (made up of directorates and working groups) that provide input into specific clean energy areas and technologies. The main policy-setting body at the Clean Energy Council is the Policy and Advocacy Advisory Committee.

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Reports

We prepare and commission reports to support our policy positions and improve consumer, industry and government agency understanding of renewable technologies in Australia.

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Submissions

On behalf of Australia's clean energy sector, we strive to influence policy, practice and position. Central to our approach are our responses and contributions to government and agency-led inquiries, papers, reviews, determinations, plans and programs.

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ARENA

We have worked hard to establish and maintain a strategic relationship with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

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International policy

We are engaged in a number of international activities and programs.

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About electricity prices

Domestic power bills have been rising substantially across Australia since 2007. Find out why, and what we can do about it.

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