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Investment commitments: 2020–21

$ 1 7 0m $85m $ 1 2 5m $ 4 5m 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 1 4 15 16 17 18 19 20 2 1 22
Figure 4: Investment commitments in detail 2020–21
Transaction CEFC $m Description
1 Neoen 160 Finance for the design, construction and operation of the Victorian Big Battery, one of the largest energy storage facilities in the world.
2 Lumea 125 Finance for grid infrastructure critical to the delivery of the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project, including 330 kV switching station and associated transmission lines.
3 Firstmac 108.5 In an Australian first, all the underlying mortgages in the securitisation were for environmentally friendly housing.
4 Roe Highway Logistics Park 95 First direct investment to reduce embodied carbon in property construction, to create Perth’s most sustainable industrial estate.
5 Macquarie Specialised Accommodation Solutions 87 Investment in energy efficiency measures across specialist disability accommodation.
6 Ingenia Communities 75 Market leading sustainability measures across affordable accommodation for lifestyle and holiday communities.
7 Frasers Property 75 Innovative sustainability linked loan to drive sustainability in two industrial projects, with lower embodied carbon, onsite solar, storage and biodiesel.
8 Canadian Solar 74.4 Finance to enable the construction of two new large-scale solar farms in NSW, showcasing the next wave of innovation in solar technology.
9 Australian Salt Lake Potash 67.3 Investment to help build a world leading, low emissions fertiliser industry while supporting significant carbon abatement in agriculture and resources.
10 BNP Paribas 60 Cornerstone investment in a BNP Paribas green bond linked to the Australian Climate Transition Index, with a specific forward-looking focus on climate transition and decarbonisation.
11 Gunn Agri Partners 50 Cornerstone investment in regenerative farming using science-led sustainable farming initiatives.
12 Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund 50 Equity investment to accelerate sustainability initiatives in one of Australia’s largest industrial and logistics funds.
13 Tesla 30 An innovative program to deliver home energy systems to social housing tenants in South Australia, as part of Australia’s largest virtual power plant.
14 Wesfarmers 25 Investment in inaugural sustainability-linked bonds with the interest rates linked to progress against specific renewable energy and emissions performance targets.
15 Circular Plastics Australia 16.5 Investment in Australia’s largest PET plastic recycling plant, the first investment through the Australian Recycling Investment Fund.
16 Sunman 10 Investing in innovative lightweight and flexible eArc solar panels, which are cheaper to transport and easier to install on a broader range of buildings.
17 Zoomo 9.2 Financing the continued growth of Zoomo (formerly Bolt Bikes) and the development and deployment of its innovative e-bike model for low emissions deliveries.
18 AgriWebb 5 Investment in a world leading livestock management platform that supports sustainable cattle and sheep grazing, automating on-farm data collection.
19 Octopus Australia 0.86 Landmark joint venture to help accelerate the delivery of the proposed Perry Bridge and Fulham solar farms in Gippsland.
20 Hysata 0.75 Start-up commercialising innovative electrolyser production technology developed at the University of Wollongong.
21 Gridcognition 0.30 Innovative software to optimise distributed energy projects, microgrids and electric vehicle charging systems.
22 Startmate 0.30 Investing in six climate cohorts, to benefit very early-stage innovators and founders via a specialist climate accelerator program.

Note: Table excludes increases in existing commitments, refinancing and replacement of existing commitments, follow-on equity investment commitments and Project EnergyConnect (which closed just after year end).

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