Macquarie Group gets another $100 million from CEFC

The asset management arm of Macquarie Group, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), has received another sizeable chunk of finance from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation for emissions reduction and energy efficiency projects across airports, electricity, port, rail, water and other infrastructure sectors. The state-owned corporation is investing $100 million towards projects targeting lower carbon […]

Clean Energy Finance Corporation to target batteries and other storage

Brief: The Clean Energy Finance Corporation invested a total of $1.3 billion into the clean energy sector in the 2018-19 financial year. Next year will see the corporation hone in on storage and increasing stability in the grid by funding pumped storage and large-scale batteries, behind-the-meter generation and grid solutions. A record $320 million was repaid […]

Property in the crosshairs, CEFC says in latest annual report

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) annual report has flagged sluggish improvement in energy efficiency in homes, and with property representing a substantial part of Australia’s emissions reduction challenge, this was an obvious area for further action, the report stated. Overall the industry had “seized the challenges and opportunities offered by decarbonisation” this year, with the government-backed […]

Up to 10 new solar farms destined for Australia

As many as 10, and at least four, large-scale solar farms will be built across Australia thanks to $350 million in grants and funding announced today (Wednesday) by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation.