A $120m project to convert Geelong heritage building into a leading green office space wins big funding from CEFC.
The current mechanism for the renewable energy target is costly and inefficient. Here’s an explanation why, and what would work better and mean more wind and solar and lower costs for consumers.
ARENA says latest round of bids shows costs of large scale solar have fallen rapidly, and need much smaller grants.
Coalition raids Clean Energy Finance Corp coffers to announce another new fund, this time to fund projects it would likely do in any case, and others that appear outside its remit.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Australia’s “green bank” warns government that the investment benchmarks for its main fund and Malcolm Turnbull’s pet “innovation” fund are still too high, and don’t reflect the state of global debt markets.
Labor proposes $206 million funding round for solar towers, will protect ARENA, and free investment shackles from CEFC.
As new modelling emerges for 100% renewable Australia, Coalition repeats desire to build massive Queensland coal plant, use climate funds to help pay for it.
University of Melbourne launches tender 1.8MW of rooftop solar systems across Victorian campuses, as part of $9.1m program financed by CEFC.
Malcolm Turnbull says he will protect the CEFC with one hand, but will take $1.3 billion of ARENA funds with another. A new fund is created to invest in debt and equity in “low carbon” technologies, but R&D in renewables is left high and dry.