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Coalition restates wish to axe CEFC, then unveils its largest program

Coalition restates wish to axe CEFC, then unveils its largest program

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 things we learned this week about Tony Turnbull/Malcolm Abbott

Five things we learned this week about Tony Turnbull/Malcolm Abbott

Nearly six months ago Malcolm Turnbull became PM after Tony Abbott was dumped by his own party. What emerged from this shake-up, however, was a shady new composite figure – a Malcolm Abbott, or a Tony Turnbull. Here’s how to recognise him…

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CEFC backs Ararat wind farm, in sign Abbott investment ban lifted

CEFC backs Ararat wind farm, in sign Abbott investment ban lifted

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.

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ARENA backs Qld solar farm that will supply 10% of Australia's large-scale solar

ARENA backs Qld solar farm that will supply 10% of Australia’s large-scale solar

25MW Barcaldine solar farm, which will provide about 10% of Australia’s large-scale solar electricity, has received $22m from ARENA.

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New CEFC program to accelerate local government investment in renewables

New CEFC program to accelerate local government investment in renewables

CEFC’s $250m Local Government Finance Program to help Australia’s local councils accelerate uptake of renewables.

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ARENA gets 77 "eligible" big solar proposals representing 2.8GW

ARENA gets 77 “eligible” big solar proposals representing 2.8GW

ARENA gets 2,800MW of ‘eligible” applications for large-scale solar tender, confirming huge demand for government-sponsored renewable energy auctions.

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CEFC invests another $50m to encourage car fleets to lower emissions

CEFC invests another $50m to encourage car fleets to lower emissions

Clean Energy Finance Corporation puts $50m towards program making it cheaper and easier to adopt low-emissions fleet vehicles in Australia.

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Huge response to ARENA, CEFC, Queensland big solar tenders

Huge response to ARENA, CEFC, Queensland big solar tenders

New international players attracted to Australia by tenders for large-scale solar, with Queensland, WA and NSW markets attracting most interest.

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Melbourne City taps $30m from CEFC to boost decarbonisation effort

Melbourne City taps $30m from CEFC to boost decarbonisation effort

The CEFC has extended $30m in finance to the City of Melbourne, to help fast-track its shift to zero-net emissions.

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CEFC's Yates says solar-to-hydrogen fuel cheaper than petrol in regions

CEFC’s Yates says solar-to-hydrogen fuel cheaper than petrol in regions

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.

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Hunt hails 'green shift', praises ARENA, CEFC

Hunt hails ‘green shift’, praises ARENA, CEFC

New-look federal environment minister hails ARENA and ‘remarkable’ success of CEFC in speech about ‘Australia’s Green Shift’. But abolition bills still in place.