Letter to the Australian Financial Review - Senator David Leyonhjelm proposal
David Leyonhjelm’s idea to fill up Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) using hydro power plants that are already built shows he doesn’t understand what the policy is supposed to do (“The RET bomb is set to explode”, 10/4).
16 Apr, 2015
Political and business journalists call out Tony Abbott on Renewable Energy Target
A variety of prominent political and business commentators were forthright in telling the Federal Government last week that it should accept a sensible compromise proposed by Australia's renewable energy industry to get the sector moving again.
14 Apr, 2015
Labor support brings end to renewable energy crisis a step closer
Federal Labor’s decision to back the renewable energy industry’s proposal on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) means an end to the crisis confronting the sector is in sight, the Clean Energy Council said today.
08 Apr, 2015
Time for political leadership to resolve Renewable Energy Target crisis
With a chorus of major industry bodies joining the renewable energy sector in calling for an end to the damaging Renewable Energy Target (RET) impasse, it is now time for political leadership to finally resolve the crisis in the Australian renewable energy sector, the Clean Energy Council said today.
02 Apr, 2015
Australian Manufacturing Technology Magazine features renewable energy in April edition
Australian Manufacturing Technology (AMT) Magazine looked at renewable energy and clean technology in the April edition, featuring the Clean Energy Council.
01 Apr, 2015
Time to end renewable energy crisis and unlock economic opportunity
The renewable energy industry’s peak body has called on the Federal Government and Opposition to accept a compromise target for large-scale renewable energy of 33,500 gigawatt-hours by 2020 to end the political deadlock over the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
25 Mar, 2015
CEC joins Victorian Premier to get state wind industry back on track
It was a cool and windy day when the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, Planning Minister Richard Wynne and Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio travelled to Pacific Hydro’s Challicum Hills Wind Farm last Friday to announce a plan to get the state’s wind industry back on track.
23 Mar, 2015
Victoria to be open for business again with wind farm changes
Changes by the Victorian Government to make the state more attractive for building wind farms will help to unlock billions of dollars in investment – as long as a bipartisan deal can be reached on the national Renewable Energy Target (RET) – the renewable energy industry’s peak body said today.
20 Mar, 2015
CEC successfully defeats Optional Firm Access, avoiding potentially damaging electricity market reforms
The CEC's huge efforts to quash a discriminatory and potentially damaging change to the National Electricity Market have paid off, with the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) releasing a draft report today that recommended against implementing 'Optional Firm Access'.
12 Mar, 2015
Strong track record for solar in new paper on best practice regulation
The Clean Energy Council today released a report on best practice regulation of the Australian solar industry and outlined the solar sector’s strong record of safety and quality.
27 Feb, 2015
Massive clean energy opportunities in reach in Western Australia
Western Australia has an exciting opportunity to join the race for renewable energy and the investment and jobs it brings, according to the clean energy industry peak body.
24 Feb, 2015
World-first renewable energy project making waves
The official launch of the Perth Wave Energy Project was an important milestone for this exciting new renewable energy technology and the future of Australian energy generation, the peak body for the clean energy industry said today.
18 Feb, 2015
No celebration on first anniversary of Renewable Energy Target review
Today marks one year since the Federal Government commenced its review of the Renewable Energy Target, causing investment to dry up and widespread job losses, according to the peak body for the clean energy industry.
17 Feb, 2015
No surprises for wind industry in NHMRC report
The National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC’s) report on wind farms and health, released today, found no link between wind turbines and health impacts, the clean energy industry peak body said.
11 Feb, 2015
2014 the global wind industry's biggest year
The Global Wind Energy Council put out its 2014 industry statistics in early February, and the numbers tell a story of global wind industry growth.
11 Feb, 2015