Market insights


Bannerton Solar Park – integrating agriculture and solar generation

Bannerton Solar Park, located alongside an almond orchard in Victoria, is demonstrating the benefits of renewable energy generation on unused agriculture land.

NSW EV Drive Day

Held in July 2019 in partnership with Transport for NSW, the NSW EV Drive Day provided fleet managers from across the state with the opportunity to test drive a diverse range of electric vehicles.

CEO Ian Learmonth discusses FY19 transactions

The CEFC has committed nearly $1.5 billion to new clean energy investments in FY2019 and is sharpening its focus on grid stability in the year ahead.

Avertas Energy to generate energy from waste in Australian first

Australia’s first thermal energy from waste plant is under construction in Perth. Learn how it will work.

Growing clean energy opportunities in Australia’s farming sector

The CEFC is working with the CSIRO and MIRA to demonstrate how clean energy technologies can benefit Australian agribusiness.

CEFC - EV Drive Day

Australian fleet buyers have signalled a switch to electric vehicles (EVs) in the next two years, on the back of a unique EV Drive Day convened by the CEFC.

Investing for impact and innovation: CEFC Annual Report 2017-18

The CEFC 2017-18 Annual Report provides insights into the CEFC’s economy-wide investment focus, as well as emerging trends in the clean energy sector.

Webinar: Distributed Energy in the Property Sector – Today’s Opportunities

Designed to help property owners and managers navigate the clean energy markets, this webinar discusses our recent report and the nine most common distributed energy options for the property sector with case studies from Woolworths and Monash University.

Webinar: Australia's transition to electric vehicles

The electric vehicle revolution is on its way. The only question is how soon. View the presentation from our recent webinar with Paul Dowling, CEFC, Dr Alina Dini, QUT and Richard Lovell, CEFC, discussing the future of electric vehicles in Australia.

A bumper year for clean energy investments

The CEFC 2016-17 Annual Report reflects on a year that saw us commit more than $2 billion to projects valued at $6.5 billion.

Adelaide oval puts energy efficiency up in lights

Adelaide Oval has created a world class audience experience through a major energy efficient lighting upgrade with finance from the CEFC and Commonwealth Bank’s Energy Efficient Equipment Finance program.

A Carbon Revolution - lowering transport emissions with world-leading wheel technology

The CEFC is investing in Carbon Revolution - a Geelong-based global leader in carbon fibre wheel manufacturing - to help it ramp up operations

Ararat Wind Farm - Powering 120,000 homes with Victorian wind energy

Hear how Ararat wind farm is harnessing the power of wind to produce sustainable renewable energy and supporting regional and local economy

Turning the grid into an electricity market place with GreenSync

The Clean Energy Innovation Fund has invested in GreenSync, a global energy-tech company, connecting distributed energy to the grid

SGCH: Futureproofing community housing with energy efficiency

SGCH and CEFC are helping to build 500 energy efficient homes for low income families

A golden transformation: From mine to Kidston Renewable Energy Hub

Kidston Renewable Energy Hub in Queensland is combining solar plus pumped-hydro storage at a disused mine site

Targeting net zero emissions with Investa and CEFC finance

Leading property manager, Investa is targeting net zero carbon emissions by 2040

CEO Ian Learmonth discusses 2016-2017 transactions

CEFC investment commitments have contributed to $11 billion in clean energy projects in Australia in our first four years.

CEFC supports energy efficiency in buildings

CEFC sponsors of the Best Sustainable Development – Existing Build at the 2017 PCA Innovation and Excellence Awards

Building a solar and storage future

Timelapse photography captured construction of the innovative DeGrussa solar and storage project in remote Western Australia.

Practical tips for energy efficiency

Energy efficiency can help a wide range of businesses improve productivity and lower their energy and operating costs

Using the sun to revolutionise agriculture

Sundrop Farms’ world-leading solar thermal technology provides cooling for greenhouses and desalinated water, generating sustainable and profitable food production.

Riding the clean energy wave

CEFC's co-finance for Carnegie Wave Energy helps harness Australia's wave energy resources and create an industry of the future with global potential.

Bankstown Sports Club investing for a smart energy future

Bankstown Sports Club is investing for a smart energy future.

Energy saving equipment boosts Labelmakers

Victorian manufacturer Labelmakers is compressing energy costs and improving efficiency with new presses financed under a CEFC and Commonwealth Bank Energy Efficient Loan.

Solar keeps it fresh for Nu Fruit

Fresh fruit supplier Nu Fruit is reaping energy savings with solar financed through an Energy Efficient Loan to meet over 10 per cent of its energy needs.

Solar savings for Radevski Coolstores

Goulburn Valley fruit supplier Radevski Coolstores is using state-of-the art technology financed with an Energy Efficient Loan to grow productivity and cut energy costs.

Backing business growth with clean energy

Regional businesses are investing to grow and thrive with CEFC and Commonwealth Bank Energy Efficient Loans.