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Lawyer Steven Skala named new chair of Clean Energy Finance Corp

Lawyer Steven Skala named new chair of Clean Energy Finance Corp

Lawyer and ABC director Steven Skala named chair of $10 billion CEFC, three women appointed to board.

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CEFC tips $150m into logistics park, to slash truck freight emissions

CEFC tips $150m into logistics park, to slash truck freight emissions

CEFC backs landmark NSW project to slash freight transport emissions by shifting containers from road to rail, and powering operations with renewable energy.

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Transmission: We need to start building now to deal with wind and solar boom

Transmission: We need to start building now to deal with wind and solar boom

With renewable investment accelerating way faster than most anticipated a year ago, it’s likely parts of the transmission grid will become constrained. We need action, not more analysis.

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NAB, CEFC extend green loan scheme as farmers flock to solar, efficiency

NAB, CEFC extend green loan scheme as farmers flock to solar, efficiency

CEFC commits a further $180m to extend NAB Energy Efficient Bonus program, after huge success with Australian farmers.

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Coalition tries to push CEFC into carbon capture and storage

Coalition tries to push CEFC into carbon capture and storage

Coalition wants CEFC to be able to invest in carbon capture and storage, despite no evidence that it can cut emissions and lower costs as claimed.

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Australian renewables head for "boom-time" – led by states

Australian renewables head for “boom-time” – led by states

CEC report says 2017 to be biggest year for renewables since Snowy Hydro 1, as industry shakes off Abbott-era uncertainty and state govts take lead.

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The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

Adani Power’s latest big loss underlines the fact that its Carmichael coal project makes no sense. One myth is that the local economy would be devastated if the mine doesn’t go ahead. But it’s simply not true, given the huge pipeline of solar, wind, storage, biofuel and battery manufacturing projects.

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Australia's first P2P green loan platform launched with CEFC backing

Australia’s first P2P green loan platform launched with CEFC backing

Australia’s first peer-to-peer green lending platform launched, with $20m cornerstone investment from CEFC.

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Clean Energy Seed Fund raises $26m – a "vote of confidence" in sector

Clean Energy Seed Fund raises $26m – a “vote of confidence” in sector

Clean Energy Innovation Fund completes $26m capital raising, easily surpassing its $20 million target with help from some big investors.

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Budget papers reveal jobs to grow at CEFC, but CCA left without funds

Budget papers reveal jobs to grow at CEFC, but CCA left without funds

CEFC job numbers to grow, Budget papers reveal, but CCA again given only enough funds to last to end 2017/18 financial year.

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Deal signed for 42.5MW Collinsville solar farm to replace old coal plant

Deal signed for 42.5MW Collinsville solar farm to replace old coal plant

Transformation of former coal plant to 42MW solar farm in north Queensland set to begin with $60m from CEFC taking it to financial close.