Australia’s first peer-to-peer green lending platform is up and running after a being kick-started with a $20 million investment commitment from the CEFC.
A disused coal-fired power station at Collinsville in Queensland is being redeveloped as a 42MW (AC) solar farm which is expected to generate enough energy to power 15,000 homes.
Leading resource recovery company ResourceCo Group is rolling out facilities at Wetherill Park in Sydney that will transform selected non-recyclable waste streams into Processed Engineered Fuel (PEF).
Solar farms at Oakey on the Darling Downs and Longreach in Central Queensland will help boost local energy networks and provide drought-proofing benefits for farmers.
Investa Commercial Property Fund’s (ICPF) first Green Bond continues its strong leadership in clean energy innovation in the commercial property sector.
Investa Office Fund (IOF) is the first Australian REIT to issue a certified Australian dollar green bond. The bond supports clean energy innovation in the commercial property sector.
Infigen Energy’s 113MW Bodangora Wind Farm near Wellington in New South Wales is expected to produce enough energy to meet the needs of over 49,000 homes.
The CEFC has made a cornerstone commitment of $20 million to a $50 million bond issuance by FlexiGroup, which has been certified by the global Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
The CEFC’s work with Community Housing Providers is encouraging the development of 1,000 highly energy efficient homes for low-income families in New South Wales.
Australia’s Edify Energy and leading international renewable energy investor Wirsol are constructing three large scale solar farms that will add a combined 165MW of capacity to the national electricity grid.
The IIG Solar Income Fund finances medium-scale Australian solar farms, providing equity investment opportunities for high net worth individuals, smaller institutional investors and foundations.
Not-for-profit community housing provider SGCH is seeking to deliver approximately 500 high-performing energy efficient homes with CEFC finance.
The $4.7 billion AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF) has committed to ambitious emissions reductions and efficiency targets in conjunction with a $100 million investment by the CEFC.
Bundaberg Christian College’s award winning grid-connected solar PV system and battery storage – the first of its kind in Australia - is playing an important role in its bid to be self-sufficient.
Genex Power Ltd has secured $54 million in debt finance from the CEFC for the development of the Phase One 50MW large-scale solar farm at its Kidston Renewable Energy Hub, near Townsville.
The Palisade Renewable Energy Fund (PREF), managed by Palisade Investment Partners (Palisade), has a target size of $500 million and invests in renewable energy projects in Australia.
The $225 million 116MW (AC) Ross River Solar Farm south-west of Townsville is expected to generate enough energy to power the equivalent of 65,000 homes.
Three large-scale solar projects being built in regional New South Wales will provide enough additional renewable energy to supply the equivalent of 41,500 homes.
GreenSync is expanding its business to help create the smart electricity grid of the future.
The Geelong-based global leader in carbon fibre wheel manufacturing, Carbon Revolution is looking to dramatically ramp up its operations to boost production.
The 270MW Sapphire Wind Farm, in northern NSW, will feature the latest Vestas turbine technology, as well as transformers manufactured in Australia.
The CEFC has made a $20 million commitment to the world’s first university climate bond, issued by Monash University.
The $100 million Energy Efficient Equipment Finance program is offered through the Commonwealth Bank.
Australia’s first Clean Energy Seed Fund has exceeded expectations, attracting $26 million in finance, including a $10 million cornerstone commitment from the CEFC though the Clean Energy Innovation Fund.
The CEFC is lending unlisted property fund manager, QE, $68 million to stretch the design of a commercial office tower to a market leading 5.5 star NABERS standard.
The CEFC is working with issuers to demonstrate the investment potential of Australia’s emerging climate bond market.
A $200 million CEFC Westpac finance program is providing Australian businesses with an easier way to take control of their energy costs.
Palisade Investment Partners (Palisade) and the CEFC are working to accelerate the development of Australian renewable energy projects valued at $1 billion.
Windlab, which is successfully commercialising CSIRO-developed technology, is working to further develop Australian opportunities.
The University of Melbourne is expected to reduce its grid electricity use by about eight per cent following installation of innovative renewable and energy efficient technologies.
The CEFC is the cornerstone investor in a solar farm at Barcaldine in Central Queensland.
Local Government Finance Program aimed at supporting Australian councils to invest in clean energy technologies.
A $200+ million equity fund is aimed at boosting Australia’s uptake of bioenergy and energy from waste technologies.
Business, government and not-for-profit fleet buyers are being encouraged to move to low emissions vehicles to tackle one of the biggest contributors to Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions – light vehicles.
A major LED street lighting rollout and rooftop solar on council facilities are helping the City of Melbourne move towards its sustainability goals.
The CEFC’s $250 million Large-Scale Solar program is open to large-scale solar sponsors seeking loans of $15 million or more for projects of more than 10MW.
Ayers Rock Resort will use solar to cover up to 30 per cent of its daytime power use and reduce the need for trucked-in fuel.
Australia’s largest solar and battery storage project to date will reduce DeGrussa copper mine’s reliance on diesel-powered energy.
A new finance program will help accelerate business and personal adoption of low emissions and electric vehicles, as well as solar and energy efficient equipment.
A $1.2 million energy efficiency upgrade to the landmark Readers Digest building in Surry Hills, New South Wales, dramatically reduces its lighting and air conditioning costs.
With the right equipment, businesses can lower fuel costs, cut heating, cooling and lighting bills and even create energy from waste.
One of Australia’s largest multi-franchise car dealerships, Col Crawford Motors, will use solar and LED lighting technologies to make significant electricity savings.
Major supermarket fresh produce supplier NuFruit is installing nearly 100KW of solar PV to meet over 10 per cent of the electricity needs of its Wangaratta refrigerated warehouses and cool-rooms.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing up to $50 million towards the development of waste-to-gas facilities in Western Australia using world-leading Australian designed technology.
One of Australia’s largest registered clubs is making its chiller system 50 per cent more efficient and installing an 85kW solar system.
A 1960s commercial office building which has some of Sydney's most prestigious barristers chambers as tenants is looking to save about 30 per cent on energy use.
A NSW-based red meat processor is cutting its costs and improving its energy productivity through a $40 million biogas installation and energy efficiency upgrade of rendering facilities.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing $13 million to finance a major expansion of Epuron's Northern Territory Uterne solar power station at Alice Springs.
A lighting upgrade in classrooms and a gymnasium is helping a growing Melbourne school halve its lighting energy costs.
The CEFC’s first investment in wave energy has helped accelerate the final stage of development and commercialisation for Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s innovative wave power technology to harvest Australia’s abundant ocean energy.
An Australian plastic products manufacturer is upgrading its rotational moulding ovens to reduce energy use by more than 50 per cent.
A Victorian based apple and chestnut grower is cutting its costs and improving its energy productivity through a $1.2 million refrigeration upgrade.
Wodonga Rendering and Wodonga Abattoirs are sharing efficiency improvements and energy cost savings by using a gas-fired tri-generation plant.
Australia’s largest meat processor and exporter is capturing and using biogas to reduce its dependence on grid-connected natural gas.
A large-scale solar PV plant in northern New South Wales is generating enough power for about 15,000 homes.
The final stage of Pacific Hydro’s Portland Wind Energy Project, in south-west Victoria, was completed in 2015, with the support of finance from the CEFC.
World-leading solar thermal technology will be used to provide irrigation from desalinated seawater, and heating and cooling for greenhouses in a first-of-its-kind demonstration of sustainable agriculture.
A $7 million environmental upgrade to a 1970s commercial building in Melbourne is expected to more than halve energy use and carbon emissions.
Australian Paper’s recycling plant, expected to commence operations in 2014, will contribute around $110 million to the economy and reduce carbon emissions by up to 270,000 tonnes annually.
Darling Downs Fresh Eggs (DDFE) is using the chicken manure and other organic waste from its egg production business to generate power and save more than $250,000 a year.
Victoria’s Baw Baw Shire Council will save more than $160,000 a year by replacing its mercury vapour street lights with the most energy efficient lights.
Expansion of a 45 megawatt power station in Bowen Basin, Queensland that converts fugitive waste coal mine gas to energy will reduce greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to taking 140,000 cars off the road.
CEFC and NAB are financing Australian Agricultural Company’s (AACo) installation of solar PV units at 15 sites, reducing their grid energy consumption by around 30 per cent.
The Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria, the largest in the southern hemisphere, is being refinanced.
A new wind farm with the capacity to generate enough wind power for about 45,000 homes is being built near Taralga, NSW.
Replacing more than 2,000 residential street lights in Warrnambool, Victoria, with LED technology cuts lighting operation and maintenance costs by nearly 70 per cent.
An $11 million pilot energy generation project at Traralgon in Victoria is demonstrating the potential for power security across Australia's eastern seaboard.
A lighting upgrade for the civic centre in Kingston, Tasmania, has cut the building’s lighting energy costs by 75 per cent.
An ice cream manufacturer is improving its capacity and almost halving the carbon emissions from its refrigeration, following an upgrade.
Three new energy efficient presses at Labelmakers operate at twice the speed, using half the energy of the company’s old presses, while allowing a broader range of higher-quality printed products to be manufactured.
A $1.15 million cool rooms upgrade is allowing a fruit supplier to save around a quarter on its refrigeration energy bills.
A two-megawatt trigeneration plant will be used to provide low-carbon thermal energy, heating and cooling for a major new residential and commercial development in Sydney.
A foam manufacturer is reducing its lighting bills by more than 50 per cent following a lighting upgrade to its plant at Moorebank in Sydney’s west.
Australia’s largest pork producer and leading exporter Rivalea saves around 10 per cent on its annual energy costs following improvements to its industrial refrigeration.
An A-Grade high-rise in Parramatta, NSW saves 70 per cent on its lighting bills following an upgrade.
Major Australian garden products supplier, Richgro is harnessing ground-breaking waste-to-energy technology to meet all its power needs by recycling organic waste.
An 11-storey commercial office building at 26 Wharf Street, Brisbane, reduced its energy consumption by over 40 per cent following an energy efficiency upgrade.
The multi-storey multi-use CQ building at 123 Queen Street, Melbourne, has undergone a $1.3 million energy efficiency upgrade to make energy cost savings of more than 50 per cent.
A 1970s Brisbane office block has cut its base building electricity use by nearly 50 per cent through $1.23 million in energy efficiency improvements
A $7,300 lighting upgrade is saving Brisbane store-owner IGA X-Press Runcorn over 30 per cent on its annual lighting energy use.
The $1.6 million upgrade of a dysfunctional bulky goods retail centre transformed it into a high performing office building with key government agencies as tenants.