Where we invest

Manufacturing and resources

Clean energy offers important benefits for Australian manufacturing and resource organisations – whether by reducing energy consumption, increasing the use of renewable energy and storage, or accelerating the growth of industries in the clean energy supply chain. CEFC finance is available for a range of investments. 

Types of eligible projects

  • On-site renewable energy and battery storage  
  • Energy efficiency initiatives, including demand management and automation
  • Finance for businesses which manufacture clean energy technologies or products, such as wind towers, wind turbines, EV’s, solar panels and batteries
  • Finance for businesses which produce clean energy resources, such as lithium concentrate and cobalt




SEA Electric is a Victorian-based manufacturer ramping up the conversion of medium-duty trucks and commercial vans to electric vehicles, drawing on CEFC finance.

Pilbara Minerals

Pilbara Minerals is drawing on CEFC finance to develop the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in WA. Lithium concentrate is used in electric vehicles and batteries.



  • Manage energy costs by adopting energy efficiency technologies, as well as generating and storing renewable energy on-site
  • Flexible finance options, including project and corporate finance, direct and indirect investment, debt and equity, with terms to suit individual project requirements
  • We bring specialist energy and finance expertise to each project and business



  • For small to medium sized businesses, tailored clean energy finance is available through major banks and other finance providers. Learn more
  • For major projects, please make an enquiry for our direct finance options
  • Contact us for more information