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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.

As at 30 June 2014, the CEFC had contracted investments of over $900 million in projects with a total value of over $3 billion. 

The CEFC invests for a positive financial return, with its more than 40 direct investments and 25 projects co-financed under aggregation programs expected to achieve a positive net benefit for the taxpayer. These projects help to improve energy productivity for businesses across Australia, develop local industries and generate new employment opportunities. 

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

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  • Workers laying solar panels

    Solar is playing an increasingly important role in Australia’s energy mix and Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is helping accelerate its potential: CEO Oliver Yates at Solar 2015. Read more

  • Map of Toowoomba

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation's CEO has met with Darling Downs business and community leaders to explore means of cutting energy costs and unlocking energy productivity gains. Read more

  • Car dealership with solar panels on roof

    A major lighting and solar installation at leading Sydney car dealership Col Crawford Lifestyle Cars demonstrates the enormous potential of these technologies to lower costs, increase productivity and improve competitiveness. Read more

  • Oliver Yates and Hyundai ix35 with fuel cell

    The potential to produce hydrogen from renewable solar and wind energy, particularly for fuel cell powered electric vehicles, is of significant interest and potential economic benefit for Australia. Read more