Community spirit drives Mt Gellibrand forward
Clean Energy Council member ACCIONA has completed construction of the Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm 25 km east of Colac and 17 km west of Winchelsea on Victoria’s Western Plains.
19 Sep, 2018
Clean energy industry scholarship to help build next generation of board directors
The Clean Energy Council has opened applications for the fourth annual Women in Renewables Scholarship, a program which aims to strengthen gender diversity at the leadership level across the industry.
17 Sep, 2018
Solar awards shine a light on industry leaders
A stand-alone solar PV system inspired by the African thorn tree, the largest privately-owned rooftop solar installation in the Southern Hemisphere and a 68-year-old diesel train converted into the world’s first solar-powered train in Byron Bay, NSW are among the finalists in this year’s Clean Energy Council Solar Design and Installation Awards.
14 Sep, 2018
100th Approved Solar Retailer making it easier for Aussies to choose a quality solar power system
The Clean Energy Council is proud to announce DICE Australia as our 100th Approved Solar Retailer, highlighting the growth of a program which has now helped tens of thousands of Australians choose a reputable solar company.
12 Sep, 2018
White Rock Wind Farm brings employment opportunities for locals with diverse backgrounds
During the construction of the White Rock Wind Farm Goldwind Australia placed a strong focus on recruiting locals with a diverse range of previous experience from outside the wind energy industry.
12 Sep, 2018
Victorian leadership on renewable energy to deliver higher jobs and lower power prices
The six successful wind and solar projects announced under the Victorian Government’s reverse auction scheme today will deliver a massive boost for jobs and investment in regional Victoria while driving down power prices, the Clean Energy Council said.
11 Sep, 2018
South Australian battery program to drive jobs, innovation and quality
The South Australian Government’s new battery investment program will provide a huge boost to quality, safety and the prospects for battery manufacturing in the state, the Clean Energy Council said today.
11 Sep, 2018
Power prices set to rise without coherent federal energy policy
The clean energy industry says the Federal Government’s decision to abandon the National Energy Guarantee – and walk away from any attempt to deliver an effective energy and climate policy – will chill investment in new power generation and further increase power prices for consumers.
10 Sep, 2018
Australian farmers making the move to renewables
Farmers are constantly looking for ways to do things better. The innovative ways some of our primary producers are making use of renewable energy means that growing our food and raising our animals will become both cheaper and cleaner, ensuring Australia remains a global leader in agriculture. Clean energy is helping to pave the way for more independence and prosperity for our farmers long into the future. Advances in technology mean that we can do everything we could before, and in some cases, a bit extra – and the only thing we have to give up is the pollution.
05 Sep, 2018
States leading the energy transition
With long-term energy policy uncertain at the federal level, it’s the state and territory governments that are leading the way in Australia’s energy sector.
27 Aug, 2018
Victorian Government gives solar power to the people
The solar industry has welcomed a new program announced by the Victorian Government to provide power bill relief for households through new solar power systems.
19 Aug, 2018
Further refinement needed on National Energy Guarantee, but progress important
The clean energy industry has called for further negotiation and refinement on critical elements of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) but welcomed further progress on the policy and the release of the draft legislation.
15 Aug, 2018
Why is the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme important to the Australian solar industry?
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recent recommendation to abolish the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) overlooks some of the key reasons why the scheme is so important to the Australian solar industry. This article takes a closer look at some of those reasons and outlines why abolishing the SRES would be detrimental to solar in Australia.
15 Aug, 2018
Wind Farm Open Day to showcase Australia’s growing renewable energy industry
On Sunday 21 October, wind farms around Australia will be throwing open their gates to the public for a range of fun and informative open day events.
15 Aug, 2018
When off grid is not grid replacement
With the availability, range and configuration of energy storage options expanding massively in recent years, installers now have a huge variety of options at their disposal to meet the needs of customers.
10 Aug, 2018