Rule change request: Investor certainty in the 'R1' process
The Clean Energy Council requests that the Australian Energy Market Commission makes rule changes to the National Electricity Rules and the 'R1' process.view Download
VicGrid Offshore Wind Transmission Development and Engagement Roadmap: Gippsland and Portland
We welcome the work VicGrid is planning to do to support the development of transmission capacity that will enable the growth of Victoria's offshore wind industry. However, we consider that this planning needs to have a firm eye on the scale of offshore wind capacity, which is much greater than the initially proposed 2-2.5 GW of transmission capacity. The timeliness of this capacity is also critical to the development of the industry.view Download
Submission in response to proposed Hunter region offshore wind area
The CEC welcomes the draft declaration of the Hunter offshore wind area, noting the high-quality wind resource and the strength of existing transmission capacity onshore and an industrial workforce in the region. The draft area is, however, much smaller than the Gippsland area and we would hope to see this expanded within a few years once initial projects have Feasibility Licences.view Download
Clean Energy Capacity Study
The Clean Energy Council and the Australian Hydrogen Council welcome the opportunity to make a submission in response to the Clean Energy Capacity Study Discussion Paper.
This is an important study at a watershed moment in Australia’s energy transition. The clean energy workforce is already experiencing workforce and skills shortages across key occupations, which are projected to intensify as demand for workers increases.
A renewable energy master plan is critical to the clean energy transition - op-ed
Our Chief Executive, Kane Thornton, writes for The Daily Telegraph ahead of the Federal Budget.view Download
Clean Energy Council submission to the AER Draft: Export Service Incentive Scheme
We have a number of concerns about the ESIS that may artificially constrain the amount of rooftop solar that can be exported and therefore the potential for reducing consumer energy costs.view Download
Clean Energy Council Submission to Draft Queensland E-Products Action Plan
We applaud the Queensland Government’s development of an e-waste action plan. As is highlighted in the Draft Plan, Australia makes a significant contribution to the global problem of e-waste.view Download