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South Australian Government renews energy for change
Accelerating the uptake of renewable energy and battery storage in South Australia is the key to ensuring greater competition and diversifying its electricity mix away from increasingly expensive gas, the Clean Energy Council said today.
16 Dec, 2015
Global deal and local action set path for renewable energy future
The strong global agreement on climate change reached over night in Paris, combined with the report today that the Federal Government will restore a common sense approach to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), sends a strong signal that renewable energy will play a big role in Australia's economic future.
13 Dec, 2015
Think you can you light up a room with the power of your ideas?
The call for speakers at the Australian Clean Energy Summit 2016 is now open.
09 Dec, 2015
Victorian renters glimpse solar-powered future after new government changes
A new initiative by the Victorian Government will help to deliver the benefits of solar power to renters, the Clean Energy Council said today.
09 Dec, 2015
Global renewable energy opportunities brighten Paris skies
"It is time we modernised our clunky old energy system"
08 Dec, 2015
Clean energy the new black for big business
What do Apple, Intel, Microsoft and Unilever have in common? Their US operations are already completely powered by renewable energy.
08 Dec, 2015
New suburbs go their own way - Fleetwood Mac style
Fleetwood Mac sang “You can go your own way” in capital cities as they toured around Australia last month, and several new residential developments seem to be taking that message to heart when it comes to their energy.
07 Dec, 2015
Economic prosperity with clean energy
"Both climate and energy policy have been riddled with holes after being caught in the political crossfire. There has been a major disconnect between the two."
04 Dec, 2015
21st Century energy system key to accelerating renewable energy future
It is time to step up energy market reform to overcome the barriers to renewable energy and battery storage and start developing a 21st century energy system, the Clean Energy Council said in a letter to state and federal Energy Ministers ahead of the COAG Energy Council meeting this Friday.
03 Dec, 2015
New climate playlist strikes more promising chord
"What is becoming abundantly clear is that the globe is heading towards a low-carbon future"
01 Dec, 2015
Australia's protected areas now accessible through Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure project
Australia's protected areas are now easily accessible to project developers via the Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure (AREMI) project, which continues to add new and previously unavailable information.
26 Nov, 2015
Australian-first safety guide and study show what's in store for our energy future
The Clean Energy Council is launching an Australian-first home energy storage safety guide in collaboration with CSIRO at an event in Sydney today, along with the most comprehensive national study of storage safety to date.
25 Nov, 2015
South Australia lights way on road to renewables
The South Australian Government announcement today that the state will produce zero net emissions by 2050 is a commitment that will drive positive change and unlock many economic opportunities over the next 35 years, the Clean Energy Council said.
25 Nov, 2015
Safety and quality the simple ingredients for a clean energy future
"A couple of years ago some in the industry complained that the system was too lenient. Now when solar installers approach me, they are mostly appealing for special treatment because we have judged that their work is not up to standard."
23 Nov, 2015
Expanded solar retailer code of conduct shines light on service and quality, with tick from ACCC
The Clean Energy Council’s Solar Retailer Code of Conduct has been expanded to cover new options such as solar leasing, making life easier for consumers shopping for the best service and quality when it comes to a new solar power system.
19 Nov, 2015