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The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) mobilises capital investment in renewable energy, low-emission technology and energy efficiency in Australia

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) invests using a commercial approach to overcome market barriers and mobilise investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and low emissions technologies. 

Since its inception, the CEFC has committed over $1.4 billion in finance to investments in clean energy projects valued at over $3.5 billion.

The CEFC invests for a positive financial return, with more than 55 direct investments and 34 projects co-financed under aggregation programs. These projects help to improve energy productivity for businesses across Australia, develop local industries and generate new employment opportunities.

These CEFC investments are expected to achieve abatement of 4.2 million tonnes of CO2e per annum with a positive net benefit to the taxpayer. 

The CEFC operates under the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012.

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    Highlights

  • Apples on a fruit sorter

    CEFC CEO Oliver Yates, addressing the Australian Regional Development Conference on 26 August, says there is significant potential for regional Australia to benefit from renewable energy and energy efficient technologies. Read more

  • Uterne Solar Power Station

    Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) CEO Oliver Yates has congratulated renewable energy company Epuron on the commissioning of the expanded Uterne solar plant at Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Read more

  • Solar panels on roof

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has highlighted the potential strong growth in New South Wales for renewables, distributed energy and battery storage, and energy efficient technologies. Read more

  • New Energy site

    CEFC CEO Oliver Yates has congratulated New Energy Corporation on reaching an important project milestone towards deployment of its innovative gasification technology to generate energy from waste in the Pilbara. Read more