Clean Energy Finance Corporation Committed Record $837 Million In Australian Clean Energy

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation committed a record $837 million in new investments into Australia’s clean energy sector during the 2015-16 financial year. Announced on Tuesday, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) revealed it had committed $837 million in new investments, contributing to projects with a total value of $2.5 billion, and … [continued]

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation To Boost Investment In Early-Stage Renewables

Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation has partnered with infrastructure manager Palisade to attract investment in early stage renewable energy project developments. Announced earlier this week, Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will partner with Palisade Investment Partners to invest $100 million in an effort to attract further investment to the tune … [continued]

Australia Commits $350 Million To Large-Scale Solar Development

Two of Australia’s renewable energy agencies have committed millions in funding to large-scale solar development. Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation has announced a $250 million large-scale solar finance program intended to boost development in Australia. Meanwhile, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) in cooperation with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) … [continued]

CEFC In Australia Banned From Investing In Small-Scale Solar Rooftops

On Saturday, reports emerged from Australia that the government had issued a directive changing the mandate of Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to prevent it from investing new funds into wind power. CEFC is a government-created institution set up to invest in renewable energy sectors. Given that wind power is potentially worth billions of dollars, this … [continued]

Solar Important Part Of Energy Mix In Australia

“Solar is playing an increasingly important role in Australia’s energy mix,” said the CEO of the country’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation, adding that both the residential and commercial solar industries are ramping up. Oliver Yates, CEO of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), spoke at the Australian Solar Council’s Solar 2015 … [continued]

IEA Says World’s Electricity Supply Needs To Be Flipped From Fossil Fuels To Renewables

Originally published on RenewEconomy. As Tony Abbott prepares to wipe out the remaining institutions supporting the deployment of renewable energy technologies in Australia, the International Energy Association has urged countries to act quickly in the opposite direction, and seek to reverse the respective share of fossil fuels and renewable energy … [continued]