Renewables industry rides wave of confidence, but concern remains about long-term policy
A new survey of CEOs and executives across the renewable energy industry has found strong confidence in short-term investments but concern about policy uncertainty for the future, the Clean Energy Council’s Chief Executive Kane Thornton said when launching the Australian Clean Energy Summit (ACES) at the ICC in Sydney today.
31 Jul, 2018
New charter puts communities at centre of renewable energy developments
Thirty-seven major businesses will officially sign on to a new best practice charter for renewable energy developments at the Australian Clean Energy Summit today.
31 Jul, 2018
NEG architecture now, serious emissions target next
The Clean Energy Council has called on the COAG Energy Council to continue the detailed design and implementation of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) policy architecture at its 10 August meeting, but continues to warn that the proposed emissions reduction target remains too low to encourage sufficient new investment in energy generation.
25 Jul, 2018
New Integrated System Plan provides much-needed guidance on clean energy transformation
The first Integrated System Plan released by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) today provides a long-overdue look at transforming the nation’s energy system at the lowest possible cost to customers, the Clean Energy Council said.
17 Jul, 2018
Clean energy award finalists shine brightly during unprecedented year for industry
The world’s biggest battery, a ground-breaking greenhouse project to grow tomatoes in the desert and a solar schools challenge in Western Australia are among the finalists announced in the 2018 Clean Energy Council Awards.
16 Jul, 2018
Renewables lowering power prices for industry, but more work still required
New analysis released by the Australian Industry Group says major projects being built under Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) are already helping to reduce bills for energy users across the country.
16 Jul, 2018
Registrations open for All-Energy Australia
The Clean Energy Council is once again partnering with All-Energy Australia to bring you Australia’s largest and most comprehensive clean and renewable energy exhibition and conference.
14 Jul, 2018
Global leaders to provide an international flavour to 2018 Australian Clean Energy Summit
While the Australian Clean Energy Summit has traditionally focused on clean energy in Australia, this year’s summit features a new session that will provide a global perspective on the renewable energy industry.
13 Jul, 2018
Political distractions threaten energy consensus
As the federal government attempts to land the National Energy Guarantee, politics is yet again proving to be the biggest stumbling block to long-term energy certainty.
12 Jul, 2018
ACCC shines light on energy challenges but misses the mark on solar
The final report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) into electricity prices contains many valuable suggestions to reduce power bills but prematurely ending support for rooftop solar isn’t one of them, the Clean Energy Council said today.
11 Jul, 2018
Manufacturers and installers urged to check PV module expiration as deadline approaches
Manufacturers and installers have until 1 December 2018 to ensure that their PV modules comply with the new versions of IEC 61215 and IEC 61730.
02 Jul, 2018
Tender opportunity for Approved Solar Retailers in Queensland
Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailers have the opportunity to tender to become one of the exclusive battery suppliers for the Queensland Government’s Interest-Free Loans for Solar and Storage scheme.
02 Jul, 2018