clean energy

How to spend an extra US$600 billion a year on climate finance

Jenya Khvatsky’s start-up company CleanTek Market has been founded to create a global online platform to connect clean technology projects, technologies and organisations with investors, end users and intermediaries. Here’s…

Investors willing to pay premium for green bonds

A $50 million climate bond issued by financial services group FlexiGroup has attracted strong investor participation, even with a yield 0.03 per cent lower than a similar class bond without…

EnergyLab on the hunt for more start-ups

Just two months after launching, clean energy innovation company EnergyLab already has four clean energy start-ups hitting the ground running as part of its accelerator program, and is now on…

NAB’s energy efficient loan program gets a CEFC top-up

The “overwhelming success” of National Australia Bank’s Energy Efficient Bonus program – which gives a 0.7 per cent loan discount for energy efficiency upgrades – has seen the Clean Energy…

Now for prefab solar arrays

After more than three years of research and development, renewable energy start-up 5B has found a ready market for its prefabricated, low-cost “Maverick” solar array.

Charge up for All-Energy Australia 2017

All-Energy Australia is back for its ninth year, with more than 120 speakers, more than 120 domestic and international exhibitors, and the launch of new program streams, making the event one of the world’s most significant platforms for the clean and renewable energy industry.

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Queensland joins Victoria in clean energy crusade

State and territory governments are leading the charge on the renewables transition while the Commonwealth is falling short. Latest news in the sector is the Queensland government’s launch of the state’s new publicly owned renewable energy generator last week.