Clean Energy Council membership is open to organisations active in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries.

Membership level is determined by an organisation's size and business activities:

General memberships

Sponsoring - $51,500 (plus GST)
Australian turnover derived from clean energy-related activities exceeds $30M or global turnover derived from clean energy-related activities exceeds $1B.

Corporate - $13,500 (plus GST)
Australian turnover derived from clean energy-related activities exceeds $30M or global turnover derived from clean energy-related activities exceeds $1B.

Associate - $3300 (plus GST)
Australian turnover derived from clean energy-related activities is less than $30M or global turnover from clean energy-related activities is less than $1B.

Specialty memberships

Emerging Technologies - $580 (plus GST)
Only organisations developing pre-commercialised renewable technologies (such as geothermal and ocean energy) as their primary business qualify for Emerging Technologies membership.

Applicants must have a market capitalisation below $25m and gross income below $200k p.a. (excluding government grants and accumulated bank interest).

Network - $580 (plus GST)
Only organisations primarily involved in the installation of renewable energy systems with no more than three (3) full-time employees and a turnover of less than $3m derived from those activities qualify for Network membership.

The application must include an accreditation number of a Clean Energy Council-accredited installer of renewable energy systems who is employed or contracted by the applicant.