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Record year for renewables reflected in strong Clean Energy Council membership growth
A 24 per cent increase in Clean Energy Council members over the past year serves as another indication of the renewable energy industry’s rapid advancement.
15 Jun, 2018
Innovation Exchange to showcase new technologies and business models at the 2018 Australian Clean Energy Summit
The Australian Clean Energy Summit has always been highly regarded for its ability to attract the leaders of Australia’s energy transformation, who come together at the conference to discuss the latest trends, business models and technology innovations that are driving renewable energy adoption.
14 Jun, 2018
Regular maintenance essential to keep your solar power system in peak condition
Just like taking your car to the mechanic for a service, rooftop solar power systems need regular maintenance by a professional to ensure they deliver top performance for decades, the Clean Energy Council said today.
02 Jun, 2018
Record 2017 a glimpse of what is to come for clean energy in Australia
While 2017 was a record year on many fronts for the renewable energy industry, it is just a glimpse of the unprecedented level of activity expected in the next couple of years, Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said in launching the Clean Energy Australia Report today.
30 May, 2018
Clean Energy Council extends partnership with Reed Exhibitions to deliver All-Energy Australia
The Clean Energy Council is celebrating the signing of an ongoing, long-term partnership agreement with Reed Exhibitions to deliver the All-Energy Australia Exhibition and Conference.
24 May, 2018
Recharge your batteries with a clean energy getaway
Whether you’re planning a two week vacation or a quick weekend getaway, we all deserve a little RNR. But there’s nothing to say we can’t get the break we need in an amazing natural location powered by the latest renewable energy technology. From off-grid glamping to eco resorts, energy efficient CBD hotels and B&Bs with views of the local wind farm, there is a host of options to help you recharge your batteries – often at a clean energy getaway which comes with batteries of its own.
23 May, 2018
Sundowner craft breweries
Natasha Bedingfield once sang about having a pocket full of sunshine but these days it’s all about having a pint of sunshine instead. With a range of Australian breweries making the switch to solar power, pouring a cold one on a hot day – or a cold day with a roaring fire – will taste that little bit sweeter…and cleaner. The Clean Energy Council has prepared a mixed six of solar-powered breweries from across Australia, providing a huge range of choices to help you find your perfect sundowner.
18 May, 2018
Large-scale solar power shines in Queensland during record year
Queensland is leading the national charge towards a record year for the large-scale solar industry, Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said today in launching the 2018 Large-scale Solar Industry Forum in Brisbane.
15 May, 2018
Buying renewables the new way to get businesses back in the black
While President Trump is trying to recapture the glory days of coal, some of the biggest companies in the United States are helping to move the country towards the future by buying and using more clean energy.
15 May, 2018
Renewable energy employment hits new peak, and the best is yet to come
Coming off a record year for renewable energy in Australia, new figures show the industry is flourishing on the global stage as well.
11 May, 2018
Detailed design process a welcome step towards bipartisan national energy policy
The decision by the COAG Energy Council today to proceed to the detailed design of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is a good step towards ending a decade of political uncertainty, the clean energy industry said.
20 Apr, 2018
End the farce and get serious about long-term energy policy
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival ends this week, and I wish I could say the same about the unintentional comedic stylings of our national energy debate. It’s an epic farce which has stretched on for more than a decade with no end in sight.
20 Apr, 2018
National Energy Guarantee ready for detailed design and stronger ambition
The Energy Security Board (ESB) should proceed with a complete and detailed design of the National Energy Guarantee following encouraging progress on the high-level design of the policy, the clean energy industry said today.
18 Apr, 2018
Keep working on the National Energy Guarantee
With the COAG Energy Council meeting later this week to consider the National Energy Guarantee, our organisations call for further progress to be made towards designing a workable solution which addresses emissions reduction, reliability, and affordability across our energy system.
18 Apr, 2018
Wind Industry Forum video series
The Clean Energy Council recently held its fifth annual Wind Industry Forum in Melbourne. After a record year for renewables in 2017 and the growth in large-scale renewable energy projects expected to continue in 2018, it’s no surprise the event sold out with more than 450 wind industry professionals coming together to share knowledge, exchange ideas and celebrate the industry’s achievements.
16 Apr, 2018