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Coal up, renewables down as markets weigh Trump win

Coal up, renewables down as markets weigh Trump win

Not even 24 hours after Trump’s election win, global stock markets are foretelling a comeback for the most carbon-intensive fossil fuels.

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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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Australia in reverse, again, on renewables investment appeal

Australia in reverse, again, on renewables investment appeal

Australia falls to 11th place on EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index, just months after cracking the Top 10.

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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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Global clean energy investment slumps 43% in Q3, year-on-year

Global clean energy investment slumps 43% in Q3, year-on-year

After a record year in 2015, BNEF says “worryingly low” clean energy investment in Q3 2016 somewhere between a ‘flash crash’ blip, and ‘new normal’.

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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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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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New $100m solar fund to target large-scale, "blue chip" solar assets

New $100m solar fund to target large-scale, “blue chip” solar assets

Impact Investment Group’s new $100m solar fund, headed by former Pacific Hydro chief Lane Crockett, will buy operational solar farms ranging from 1MW-30MW.

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Cleantech stocks outperform ASX main indices, capping off stellar three years

Cleantech stocks outperform ASX main indices, capping off stellar three years

Australian CleanTech Index significantly outperformed wider market in FY 2015-16, capping off a “stellar three years” with returns of nearly 70 per cent for investors that have held the course.

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Solar thermal, energy storage, biofuels, wave energy head $17m ARENA R&D funding

Solar thermal, energy storage, biofuels, wave energy head $17m ARENA R&D funding

ARENA has announced a group of nine new cutting edge research and development projects to be supported by its latest funding round, including industrial solar thermal systems and sodium-based battery storage.

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Banks, investors commit billions in new funds to renewables

Banks, investors commit billions in new funds to renewables

A group of eight banks and investors pledged $US7 billion last week, joining Bank of America’s initiative that plans to raise at least $10 billion for investments in clean energy and sustainable development.