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Image for the news item: Tracking towards 2020: Encouraging renewable energy in Australia

Tracking towards 2020: Encouraging renewable energy in Australia

The Renewable Energy Target 2016 Administrative Report covers the operations of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy groups mobilise as ERMâs RET shortfall looms as major test

Renewable energy groups mobilise as ERM’s RET shortfall looms as major test

Peak renewables bodies are looking to mount a campaign to highlight the troubling implications of ERM Energy’s decision...

Image for the news item: With three years to the RET, itâs time to get busy with wind and solar projects

With three years to the RET, it’s time to get busy with wind and solar projects

Mainstream acceptance among investors and reduced costs have assured a very busy year for large-scale renewable projects,...

Image for the news item: RET âachievableâ, but renewables finance still a problem

RET “achievable”, but renewables finance still a problem

The Clean Energy Regulator has warned Australia’s big three retailers will be “named and shamed” to investors and customers...

Image for the news item: Will Australian renewables meet the RET?

Will Australian renewables meet the RET?

Following a prolonged period of political see-sawing around renewable energy, new wind and solar projects in the pipeline...

Image for the news item: Former EU climate action commissioner: âThe future belongs to renewablesâ

Former EU climate action commissioner: ‘The future belongs to renewables’

Praise for the ACT government's 100 per cent renewable energy target by 2025 has come from the highest authority - the European...

Image for the news item: ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr pledges 100 per cent renewables by 2025

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr pledges 100 per cent renewables by 2025

ACT Labor will commit to a target of 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, Chief Minister Andrew Barr will tell the party...

Image for the news item: 50% renewable energy would put Australia in line with leading nations

50% renewable energy would put Australia in line with leading nations

Opposition leader Bill Shorten told the Labor Party conference this morning that the party’s policy should be for 50% of...

Image for the news item: Bill Shorten to unveil 50% renewable energy target at Labor conference

Bill Shorten to unveil 50% renewable energy target at Labor conference

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is set to unveil a bold climate policy goal requiring half of Australia's large-scale energy...

Image for the news item: ACT-backed wind farm project to go ahead in Victoria

ACT-backed wind farm project to go ahead in Victoria

The Ararat wind farm has secured finance to build 75 turbines in south-west Victoria, helping the Australian Capital Territory...

Image for the news item: RET Decision Clears Way for $14 Billion in Projects

RET Decision Clears Way for $14 Billion in Projects

Wind and solar developers in Australia can now get to work on more than A$14 billion in projects after a new renewable energy...

Image for the news item: We can get back to building: CEC

We can get back to building: CEC

The legislation for a bipartisan deal on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) passed through the Australian Parliament last...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy target slashed, wind farm commissioner to be established

Renewable energy target slashed, wind farm commissioner to be established

The clean energy sector will finally face certainty after the parliament passed legislation to slash the renewable energy...

Image for the news item: Renewable target not in doubt despite reliance on wind

Renewable target not in doubt despite reliance on wind

The ACT government is on track to reach its 90 per cent renewable energy target by 2020 despite needing to quadruple its...

Image for the news item: RET delay looms as native wood blocks deal, Senators push against wind

RET delay looms as native wood blocks deal, Senators push against wind

The proposed inclusion of native wood waste in the cut-down renewable energy target is creating problems for both the Coalition...

Image for the news item: Renewable energy targets quadruple globally, as Australia winds RET back

Renewable energy targets quadruple globally, as Australia winds RET back

Australia might be half way down the road to paring back its 2020 renewable energy target, but that’s not the way the rest...

Image for the news item: Thousands of jobs, billions of dollars up for grabs from soon-to-be finalised RET deal

Thousands of jobs, billions of dollars up for grabs from soon-to-be finalised RET deal

The Renewable Energy Target (RET) deal was introduced to the House of Representatives today, in a move that is expected to...

Image for the news item: Australiaâs new Renewable Energy Target will âreduce large-scale solar potential by 80%â

Australia’s new Renewable Energy Target will ‘reduce large-scale solar potential by 80%’

Australia’s reduced Renewable Energy Target (RET) of 33,000GWh could scale back large-scale solar potential in the country...

Image for the news item: Rebirth for regionâs renewables after RET deal

Rebirth for region’s renewables after RET deal

Developers believe dormant wind farm projects ,valued at a combined $1 billion across the capital region, were set to be...

Image for the news item: ANU experts react to renewable energy target change

ANU experts react to renewable energy target change

A number of leading ANU experts have responded to Environment Minister Greg Hunt announcement that the Federal Government...

Image for the news item: Government, Labor reach breakthrough in negotiations over RET deal

Government, Labor reach breakthrough in negotiations over RET deal

The Federal Government and Labor have reached a bipartisan deal on changes to the renewable energy target (RET), ending a...