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Image for the news item: Canberra-based Infradebtâ launches ââinfrastructure fund to invest in renewables

Canberra-based Infradebt​ launches ​​infrastructure fund to invest in renewables

GetUp! founder Simon Sheikh's Future Super is investing $50 million seed finance in an ethical infrastructure fund that will...

Image for the news item: Windlab raises $50m

Windlab raises $50m

Canberra-based wind farm developer Windlab has raised $50 million ahead of a listing on the ASX next month, and existing...

Image for the news item: Terms out for renewables developer's $50m IPO

Terms out for renewables developer's $50m IPO

Moelis Australia is in the market with a $50 million raising for wind farm developer and ASX-hopeful Windlab.

Image for the news item: Windlab joins ASX aspirants

Windlab joins ASX aspirants

Street Talk understands wind energy development firm, Windlab, is plotting an ASX listing including a circa $50 million raising.

Image for the news item: ARENA announces $20 million Solar PV Research & Development (Round 3) opens for expressions of interest

ARENA announces $20 million Solar PV Research & Development (Round 3) opens for expressions of interest

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is delighted to announce a $20 million funding round for early stage solar...

Image for the news item: $20 million funding for solar PVâs next great leap forward

$20 million funding for solar PV’s next great leap forward

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced a $20 million funding round to propel solar photovoltaic (PV)...

Image for the news item: ARENA announces new investment priorities

ARENA announces new investment priorities

ARENA has announced four new investment priorities which will guide our future funding and investment. These four priorities...

Image for the news item: New $650 million bond for renewable energy assets

New $650 million bond for renewable energy assets

Commonwealth Bank of Australia priced its first climate bond, raising $650 million to fund a range of renewable and low-carbon...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy: Chinese investors most targeted sector after real estate

Renewable Energy: Chinese investors most targeted sector after real estate

Bilateral communication and cooperation between China and Australia have become unprecedentedly deep and broad, Chinese ambassador...

Image for the news item: Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system

Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system

Efforts to slow climate change won’t just keep the planet habitable. They will also boost the world economy by $19 trillion.

Image for the news item: Are corporate renewable deals set to boom in Australia?

Are corporate renewable deals set to boom in Australia?

Contracting for renewable energy development by big corporate energy users – as a way to keep a lid on electricity prices...

Image for the news item: New renewable energy projects point to biggest year for industry since Snowy Hydro

New renewable energy projects point to biggest year for industry since Snowy Hydro

More than 20 large renewable energy projects are either already under construction or will start this year, delivering an...

Image for the news item: CEFC to provide $150m of funding for three NSW solar projects

CEFC to provide $150m of funding for three NSW solar projects

Large-scale solar is set to take a leap forward in NSW with $150 million of financing to be provided by the Clean Energy...

Image for the news item: Wind, solar investment surge âthe start of bigger things to comeâ

Wind, solar investment surge “the start of bigger things to come”

The strong growth in large scale renewable project financing in Australia in 2016 could be just the beginning of a major...

Image for the news item: Hazelwood owner seeks large scale solar power stations in Australia

Hazelwood owner seeks large scale solar power stations in Australia

French energy giant ENGIE, the owner of the soon-to-be-closed 1,500MW Hazelwood brown coal generator in Victoria, has called...

Image for the news item: Funding boost for renewable sector to prepare ACT for green future

Funding boost for renewable sector to prepare ACT for green future

Renewable energy and cleantech organisations in Canberra will receive a boost with the announcement of two new grant programs...

Image for the news item: Opportunities in China as $493 billion investment set to be spent on green power by 2020

Opportunities in China as $493 billion investment set to be spent on green power by 2020

China will plough 2.5 trillion yuan ($493 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country's energy agency says,...

Image for the news item: Record breaking solar investment, Australian businesses spend $33 million in a month

Record breaking solar investment, Australian businesses spend $33 million in a month

According to new data from solar consultancy firm Sunwiz, December 2016 was a record investment month in the renewable technology...

Image for the news item: Renewable Energy: an Investment Guide

Renewable Energy: an Investment Guide

The global energy market is valued at over $7 trillion, and given that we all need many sorts of energy to live our daily...

Image for the news item: CEFC-backed renewables fund launched by Palisade

CEFC-backed renewables fund launched by Palisade

A $600 million specialised renewable energy fund targeting brownfield and late-stage wind and solar project development in...

Image for the news item: The 2016 global wind energy outlook

The 2016 global wind energy outlook

The GWEO presents future visions for the global wind energy industry out to 2020, 2030 and up to 2050. These scenarios are...

Image for the news item: $1 billion of big solar to go ahead as developers pay bonds to ARENA

$1 billion of big solar to go ahead as developers pay bonds to ARENA

At least 480MW of large-scale solar projects are certain to go ahead in the new year after all 12 winners from the big solar...

Image for the news item: RET âachievableâ, but renewables finance still a problem

RET “achievable”, but renewables finance still a problem

The Clean Energy Regulator has warned Australia’s big three retailers will be “named and shamed” to investors and customers...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy certificates nudge $90/MWh as shortfall looms

Renewable energy certificates nudge $90/MWh as shortfall looms

It was yet another strong month for the LGC market with spot prices rising despite a number of attacks on the growing deployment...

Image for the news item: Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

Australia could, should make wind turbines, says Suzlon chief

A leader of the global wind energy industry has identified Australia as a future wind turbine manufacturing hub, as the world...

Image for the news item: Asia-Pacific developing nationsâ wind power capacity seen to double in 10 years

Asia-Pacific developing nations’ wind power capacity seen to double in 10 years

Annual power capacity from wind is expected to more than double by 2025 in the Asia Pacific region as more developing countries,...

Image for the news item: Renewables are getting cheaper all the time â hereâs why

Renewables are getting cheaper all the time – here’s why

The stars are aligning for Australia to transition to 100% renewable electricity. Our fossil fuel infrastructure is ageing,...

Image for the news item: Australia readies for big solar boom as PV costs continue fall

Australia readies for big solar boom as PV costs continue fall

Australia is poised to experience its biggest ever boom in large-scale solar construction over the next year as a range of...

Image for the news item: Renewables a $10 billion opportunity over the next five years

Renewables a $10 billion opportunity over the next five years

GE's global head of renewables Anne McEntee says renewables are growing faster than any other generation technology in the...

Image for the news item: Big investors back renewables

Big investors back renewables

Two of Australia’s largest institutional investors, the $100 billion Future Fund and the $70 billion Queensland Investment...

Image for the news item: Australia's first hybrid wind-solar farm to be built near Canberra

Australia's first hybrid wind-solar farm to be built near Canberra

Australia’s first large-scale solar farm to be co-located with wind turbines will be built near Canberra, in a development...

Image for the news item: Impact Investment Group targets $1b investment in solar power

Impact Investment Group targets $1b investment in solar power

Former top Labor adviser Ross Garnaut will chair a new $100 million solar income fund by the Liberman family-backed Impact...

Image for the news item: Windlab & Acciona Win Victorian Govt Tender

Windlab & Acciona Win Victorian Govt Tender

Two new wind farms will be built in regional Victoria in the next year after winning a state government tender designed to...

Image for the news item: Climate change: big four banks' lending to Australian renewables projects falls

Climate change: big four banks' lending to Australian renewables projects falls

Market Forces finds only two financing deals closed in first half of 2016 despite banks’ purported support for sector Australia’s...

Image for the news item: NSW to double existing solar farm capacity with four new plants approved

NSW to double existing solar farm capacity with four new plants approved

The Baird government has granted planning approval for four new large-scale solar plants, potentially more than doubling...

Image for the news item: Project proposals show shrinking cost of big solar

Project proposals show shrinking cost of big solar

The latest step in an ARENA program to support the construction of large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Australia...

Image for the news item: Origin sells 30MW SE NSW wind farm for $72m

Origin sells 30MW SE NSW wind farm for $72m

Origin Energy has announced the sale of its 30MW Cullerin Range Wind Farm in New South Wales, nine months after the utility...

Image for the news item: Will Australian renewables meet the RET?

Will Australian renewables meet the RET?

Following a prolonged period of political see-sawing around renewable energy, new wind and solar projects in the pipeline...

Image for the news item: ACT reports 15 bids, âimpressive pricesâ for latest 200MW wind + solar auction

ACT reports 15 bids, “impressive prices” for latest 200MW wind + solar auction

The ACT government says it has received 15 proposal totalling more than 1GW of wind and solar capacity for its latest auction...

Image for the news item: Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables

Green really is the new black as Big Oil gets a taste for renewables

Shell, Total, Statoil, even Exxon - they’re all at it. But are the recent moves into solar and wind power lip service,...

Image for the news item: ACT solar farm snapped up as big investors push into solar

ACT solar farm snapped up as big investors push into solar

Privately owned funds management company Impact Investment Group has bought an 11MW solar project in the Australian Capital...

Image for the news item: Global Wind Report 2015 â Annual market update

Global Wind Report 2015 – Annual market update

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its flagship publication, the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update today...

Image for the news item: New report shows 100% renewable by 2030 can save Australia money

New report shows 100% renewable by 2030 can save Australia money

A new report from the Institute for Sustainable Futures in Sydney says a rapid transition to a 100 per cent renewable energy...

Image for the news item: Windlab eyes new growth, markets with $8m CEFC loan

Windlab eyes new growth, markets with $8m CEFC loan

Australian renewable energy developer Windlab is to receive $8 million from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, a funding...

Image for the news item: Yass Valley Wind Farm approved by PAC

Yass Valley Wind Farm approved by PAC

The Planning Assessment Commission approved the Yass Valley Wind Farm on 30 March 2016, marking the end of the project’s...

Image for the news item: Origin signs 15 year contract to buy output from Moree solar farm

Origin signs 15 year contract to buy output from Moree solar farm

Origin Energy announced on Thursday that it has signed a contract to buy the output from Moree solar farm in New South Wales...

Image for the news item: China's State Power buys SE NSW wind farm for $300 million

China's State Power buys SE NSW wind farm for $300 million

China's state-owned utility State Power Investment Corp [CPWRI.UL], fresh from a $2.5 billion acquisition of Australian renewable...

Image for the news item: Thai wind giant buys stake in CWP, sees âtremendous potentialâ in Australian market

Thai wind giant buys stake in CWP, sees “tremendous potential” in Australian market

Leading Thai renewables company Wind Energy Holding has agreed to buy a stake in CWP Renewables, the Australian company behind...

Image for the news item: Large scale solar costs near parity with wind energy in Australia

Large scale solar costs near parity with wind energy in Australia

There are a couple of big and exciting things about to happen in Australian energy markets: one is the rollout of battery...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy set to boom after 'two-year drought'

Renewable energy set to boom after 'two-year drought'

The Turnbull government's support for the goal of getting about 23.5 per cent of Australia's electricity from renewable sources...

Image for the news item: Infigen sees end to renewables investment drought, market âstarting to moveâ

Infigen sees end to renewables investment drought, market ‘starting to move’

The end is in sight for Australia’s large-scale renewables investment drought, according to Infigen Energy CEO Miles George,...

Image for the news item: Origin Energy signals surge in RE spending

Origin Energy signals surge in RE spending

Origin Energy has signalled a rush to complete renewable energy projects such as solar and wind farms over the next two years...

Image for the news item: Interview: Tim Nelson on AGL's new renewables fund

Interview: Tim Nelson on AGL's new renewables fund

EcoGeneration talks to Tim Nelson, Head of Economics, Policy and Sustainability at AGL Energy, about why the utility giant’s...

Image for the news item: AGL unveils 'Powering Australian Renewables Fund' and Sunverge partnership

AGL unveils 'Powering Australian Renewables Fund' and Sunverge partnership

AGL has launched the ‘Powering Australian Renewables Fund’ in a bid to drive new large-scale renewable generation projects,...

Image for the news item: Infigen cashes in on high LGC price as renewables construction remains stalled

Infigen cashes in on high LGC price as renewables construction remains stalled

ASX listed renewables group Infigen Energy has reported a 32 per cent increase on its December quarter revenue, after cashing...

Image for the news item: Alinta launches renewables tender in sign investment drought may be breaking

Alinta launches renewables tender in sign investment drought may be breaking

In an early sign that 2016 could see an end Australia’s investment drought in large scale renewable energy, privately owned...

Image for the news item: Renewables sector on verge of revival: EY

Renewables sector on verge of revival: EY

The renewable energy sector is on the cusp of a $10 billion revival as infrastructure players from around the world get ready...

Image for the news item: Dutch Fund acquires Royalla Solar Farm

Dutch Fund acquires Royalla Solar Farm

DIF Infrastructure IV is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the 20 MW Royalla solar photovoltaic power plant...

Image for the news item: Santander struggles to find buyer for Taralga wind

Santander struggles to find buyer for Taralga wind

Spanish investors Banco Santander are reportedly struggling to find a buyer for their only Australian asset, the 107MW Taralga...

Image for the news item: The rise of corporate PPAs â A new driver for renewables

The rise of corporate PPAs – A new driver for renewables

The rise of corporate PPAs - A new driver for renewables – outlines the economic and environmental advantages of corporate...

Image for the news item: Corporate PPAs on the rise, as business develops appetite for renewables

Corporate PPAs on the rise, as business develops appetite for renewables

Australia’s poor record on commercial renewable energy power purchase agreements could be about to change, as part of a...

Image for the news item: Neoen to fast-track NSW solar farms in âhighly favourableâ market

Neoen to fast-track NSW solar farms in ‘highly favourable’ market

French renewable energy developer Neoen has decided to fast-track the three big solar projects it is building in NSW, citing...

Image for the news item: Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: Clean energy is set to double

Paris UN Climate Conference 2015: Clean energy is set to double

Climate agreement or no climate agreement, countries across the globe have now recognised the potential of clean energy to...

Image for the news item: AGL Energy's Andy Vesey says innovation needed to fund renewables projects

AGL Energy's Andy Vesey says innovation needed to fund renewables projects

AGL Energy is working on new ways of financing renewable energy projects in recognition that the traditional ways of underpinning...

Image for the news item: Hastings wins TransGrid in $10.3b deal

Hastings wins TransGrid in $10.3b deal

The $10.258 billion sale of NSW's transmission grid to an international consortium has quelled concerns about the long-term...

Image for the news item: Climate Council report finds clean energy investment grew by 43 per cent over six years

Climate Council report finds clean energy investment grew by 43 per cent over six years

IT IS being hailed as the next big boom that has the potential to revolutionise our economy. But unless Australia ramps up...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy surge to kick off deal activity

Renewable energy surge to kick off deal activity

The wave of renewable electricity generation capacity to hit Australia over the next few years will result in more mergers...

Image for the news item: New Australian sustainability and fossil free indices launched

New Australian sustainability and fossil free indices launched

With investment analysts showing increasing concern about the negative impacts of fossil fuels on investment portfolios,...