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  • CEFC announces landmark agreement with Investa to push boundaries of energy efficiency

    01 December 2016
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Investa Office Management (Investa) have joined forces to push the boundaries of energy efficiency in commercial property, reinforced by Investa’s market-leading commitment to Science Based Targets.
  • CEFC finances clean energy makeover for historic Geelong landmark

    08 July 2016
    The new Geelong headquarters of WorkSafe Victoria is set to showcase the attractions of its low emissions, employee-friendly office spaces. This is a step towards carbon neutral buildings for Australian cities.
  • CEFC creates Local Government Finance Program

    07 June 2016
    Australian councils are being encouraged to invest in clean technologies to reduce their energy bills and lower emissions, via the Clean Energy Finance Corporation's loan program
  • CEFC and Westpac $200 million program makes energy saving solutions easier

    17 May 2016
    Westpac and the CEFC are working together to provide Australian businesses with an easier way to take control of their energy costs, using low cost finance to support investment in solar, energy efficient technologies and low emissions vehicles.
  • CEFC finance to accelerate the University of Melbourne’s sustainability drive

    15 February 2016
    The CEFC has committed up to $9.1 million in finance to The University of Melbourne to accelerate initiatives that will help it improve its sustainability in its push towards carbon neutral operations.
  • $250 million clean energy program for Community Housing

    09 February 2016
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s $250 million finance program will help drive the construction of market-leading energy efficient community housing in 2016.
  • Central Queensland solar farm supports rural and remote communities

    09 December 2015
    The CEFC has committed up to $20 million in cornerstone debt finance for the development of the Barcaldine Solar Farm in Central Queensland.
  • Transforming Australian agribusinesses with clean energy technology

    09 December 2015
    There is significant opportunity for agriculture businesses to transform their businesses by lowering operating costs through investments in renewable energy and energy efficient equipment.
  • CEFC commitment to landmark Australian Bioenergy Fund

    26 November 2015
    The CEFC is providing up to $100 million as a cornerstone investment in a new equity fund for bioenergy and energy from waste. The fund is set to benefit a broad cross-section of the economy including local government, mining, forestry and agriculture.
  • CEFC and Eclipx target lower vehicle emissions with $50 million finance

    10 November 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation and Eclipx, Australia's largest independent fleet vehicle finance company, are backing the increased uptake of low emissions vehicles through a $50 million funding structure.
  • CEFC and the City of Melbourne accelerate sustainability initiatives

    16 October 2015
    The City of Melbourne is undertaking a $30 million program of clean energy initiatives to help it reach its goal of zero net emissions by 2020, using finance from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.
  • New finance gives NSW community housing a clean energy boost

    10 September 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has reached agreement with St George Community Housing (SGCH) to lend up to $60 million to develop high performing energy efficient homes
  • CEFC backs large-scale solar with $250 million finance program

    09 September 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's $250 million Large-Scale Solar program is aimed at encouraging greater participation in the large-scale solar sector in Australia
  • Remote WA miner uses solar storage to reduce diesel use

    27 July 2015
    CEFC finance has helped pioneer a solar and storage project that is enabling a remote WA miner to reduce reliance on diesel, reduce carbon emissions and cut energy costs. The DeGrussa Solar project became fully operational in June 2016.
  • CEFC helps small businesses cut energy bills and boost performance

    17 July 2015
    Australia’s 2.4 million small businesses can now benefit from a broad range of financing options to help them better manage their energy costs, while reducing their carbon emissions.
  • Landfill Gas Industries turns waste emissions into local energy source

    10 July 2015
    Queensland-based Landfill Gas Industries (LGI) is expanding its waste-to-energy operations with finance from Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
  • CEFC and Firstmac $50m asset finance fund targets cleaner cars, solar and clean technology

    08 July 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation is providing $50 million through Firstmac to fund business and personal asset finance leases and loans to boost the uptake of energy efficient equipment and low emissions and electric vehicles.
  • CEFC commits $100 million to accelerate Origin solar PV rollout

    01 July 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation is providing up to $100 million in finance to major energy retailer Origin to assist with the rollout of solar PV for Australian households and business.
  • CEFC backed property trust looks to boost commercial property energy performance

    17 June 2015
    The CEFC is committing up to $125 million as cornerstone equity in a $400 million fund focused on improving the energy performance of commercial office properties.
  • CEFC finance accelerates Australia's solar future

    13 May 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is helping accelerate investments to increase the Australian solar industry's capacity to meet growing economy-wide demand for solar technologies to reduce energy costs.
  • CEFC financing landmark solar PV power plant at Moree

    24 March 2015
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing $47 million of senior debt finance to Moree Solar Farm in New South Wales for development and construction of a 56MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant.
  • CEFC finance for commercial solar

    21 January 2015
    The CEFC is providing up to $20 million in senior debt finance to ET Solar for a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) program aimed at commercial premises with an emphasis on high-energy users, including shopping centres, mining and manufacturing businesses.
  • CEFC cornerstone investment in Australia’s first unlisted clean energy infrastructure fund

    22 July 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced an agreement with the Direct Infrastructure division of Colonial First State Global Asset Management to establish Australia’s first unlisted clean energy direct infrastructure investment platform for institutional investors.
  • CEFC to finance solar PV in the Northern Territory

    22 July 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing $13 million to finance a major expansion of Australian company Epuron’s Northern Territory Uterne solar power station.
  • CEFC finance to improve meat processor’s competitiveness

    22 July 2014
    The CEFC will finance Bindaree Beef, one of Australia's largest meat processors, for investment in a major on-site waste to energy project, which will halve its power bills, and deliver a significant boost to its competitiveness.
  • CEFC finance supports Australian solar PV manufacturer

    22 July 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing up to $20 million senior debt finance to enable Australian solar PV company, Tindo Solar, to locally manufacture, install and own rooftop solar arrays and sell the power to the building occupants under a new power purchase agreement program.
  • CEFC helps local government save on energy costs

    12 June 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) helps local government save on energy costs with tailored finance to suit a broad spectrum of technologies
  • CEFC financing first for major Western Australian waste-to-gas project

    06 June 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will provide up to $50 million in senior debt finance for development of Western Australian waste-to-gas facilities by New Energy Corporation using world-leading, Australian designed technology. This is the first investment in waste-to-gas by the CEFC.
  • CEFC and Australian industry

    10 April 2014
    The CEFC is helping industry access finance with products specifically tailored to suit their requirements. This enables manufacturers to implement cost saving energy efficiency measures that will improve productivity and competitiveness.
  • CEFC key facts: Macarthur Wind Farm

    02 April 2014
    Key facts on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation's (CEFC) $50 million investment in Victoria's Macarthur Wind Farm.
  • CEFC finance for wave power technology

    19 March 2014
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) provided a $20 million five-year loan facility to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (Carnegie) (ASX: CWE) to help accelerate the final stage of development for its wave power technology. This is the first investment in wave energy by the CEFC.
  • Finance for Environmental Upgrade Agreements

    13 March 2014
    Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA) finance of up to a joint total of $80 million (with up to $30 million from CEFC) is available through National Australia Bank (NAB), the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Eureka Funds Management for retrofits to improve performance of commercial buildings.
  • CEFC and Commonwealth Bank finance for manufacturing

    06 March 2014
    Manufacturers and food processing businesses are benefiting from the CEFC and Commonwealth Bank's $100 million Energy Efficiency Loan program, with finance for equipment to increase energy efficiency, save on their energy costs and boost competitiveness.
  • CEFC and Commonwealth Bank finance for not-for-profits

    18 December 2013
    The CEFC and Commonwealth Bank are financing loans designed for not-for-profits, including local governments, to save on energy costs. The $100 million co-financing arrangement between CEFC and Commonwealth Bank will fund clean energy projects undertaken by not-for-profit clients.
  • CEFC finances world-leading solar thermal technology for greenhouses

    25 November 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will provide up to $40 million in senior debt finance to Sundrop Farms for a world-leading greenhouse development near Port Augusta, South Australia.
  • CEFC finances Pacific Hydro's Portland Wind Energy Project

    12 September 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) provided $70 million in debt financing to Pacific Hydro’s Portland project in south-west Victoria to bring the fourth stage of the Portland Wind Energy Project to market. The finance was fully repaid in January 2016.
  • CEFC and NAB co-finance innovative bionergy project

    01 August 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and National Australia Bank (NAB) are co-financing an innovative waste-to-energy project at Queensland poultry business Darling Downs Fresh Eggs.
  • CEFC finances council streeting lighting

    01 August 2013
    Victoria’s Baw Baw Shire Council is using Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) finance to upgrade its street lighting to save the council more than $160,000 a year and cut its overall carbon emissions by 18 per cent.
  • CEFC and NAB finance AACo solar installations

    31 July 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and National Australia Bank (NAB) are co-financing Australia’s largest beef company, Australian Agricultural Company Limited (AACo), in a $990,000 project for installation of solar photo voltaic (PV) units across 15 grid-connected sites in Queensland.
  • CEFC finances low emissions generator

    30 July 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing $75 million to Energy Developments Limited (EDL) for investment in new projects generating energy from waste coal mine gas and landfill gas, as well as remote hybrid renewables projects.
  • CEFC finances Taralga Wind Farm

    02 July 2013
    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation is providing senior debt finance of $37.5 million as part of a consortium of Australian and overseas financiers investing approximately $280 million in a 100MW wind farm near Taralga in NSW.
  • CEFC participation in Macarthur Wind Farm Refinancing

    01 July 2013
    In its first transaction in the wind sector, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is investing $50 million in Victoria's Macarthur Wind Farm as part of a $529 million debt package along with a consortium of six banks to refinance Meridian Energy Ltd's stake in the project.