Just hours after the Coalition restated plans to abolish the CEFC, Greg Hunt was trumpeting one of its biggest programs yet: a $250m energy efficiency program.
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Five months after the Abbott-led Coalition effectively banned the CEFC from investing in wind energy projects, it has committed $67m to the Ararat wind farm in Victoria.
ARENA gets 2,800MW of ‘eligible” applications for large-scale solar tender, confirming huge demand for government-sponsored renewable energy auctions.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation puts $50m towards program making it cheaper and easier to adopt low-emissions fleet vehicles in Australia.
New international players attracted to Australia by tenders for large-scale solar, with Queensland, WA and NSW markets attracting most interest.
CEFC’s Oliver Yates says solar-to-hydrogen fuels already cheaper than petrol in regional areas. He would like hydrogen refuelling network to follow NBN. All he needs is fuel cell vehicles.