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Tag: "CEFC"

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Queensland's largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Queensland’s largest solar farm now feeding power to the grid

Elecnor’s 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in central-western Queensland is feeding electricity into the grid – two months ahead of schedule.

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CEFC backs 270MW Sapphire wind farm, in vote of confidence for merchant market

CEFC backs 270MW Sapphire wind farm, in vote of confidence for merchant market

CEFC commits $120m debt finance to Sapphire wind farm to demonstrate large-scale renewables bankability, kick-start merchant market.

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Monash issues 'world first' university climate bond

Monash issues ‘world first’ university climate bond

Monash University issues $218m Climate Bond – a world first, targeting sustainable development in the tertiary education sector.

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CEFC-backed renewables fund launched by Palisade

CEFC-backed renewables fund launched by Palisade

A $600m specialised renewable energy fund targeting brownfield and late-stage wind and solar has been launched by Palisade Investments.

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Yates to retire as founding CEO of Clean Energy Finance Corp

Yates to retire as founding CEO of Clean Energy Finance Corp

CEFC CEO Oliver Yates to retire after overseeing $2.3bn in investments and steering Australia’s renewables industry through extended periods of policy uncertainty.

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Turnbull's re-badged innovation fund makes first investment

Turnbull’s re-badged innovation fund makes first investment

As ARENA hangs in the balance, a $20m Seed Fund has been launched via Clean Energy Innovation Fund to back early-stage clean energy technology, R&D.

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Cutting ARENA would devastate clean energy research

Cutting ARENA would devastate clean energy research

Cutting funding to ARENA, which is both fulfilling Australia’s climate obligations and driving innovation and energy affordability, would be a tragic error.

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Fiddling the books on renewables while the planet burns

Fiddling the books on renewables while the planet burns

Labor’s support of Coalition raid on ARENA is direct attack on transition to renewable energy, on innovation, on jobs and on addressing global climate emergency.

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CEFC hits record $837m of clean energy investments in 2015-16

CEFC hits record $837m of clean energy investments in 2015-16

Clean Energy Finance Corp marks 3rd year of operation with record investment level, plus 73% year-on-year increase in value of new investment commitments.

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CEFC puts $68m into regional Victoria's greenest office building

CEFC puts $68m into regional Victoria’s greenest office building

A $120m project to convert Geelong heritage building into a leading green office space wins big funding from CEFC.

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The RET is a high cost way to procure renewable energy

The RET is a high cost way to procure renewable energy

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.