Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Company description

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is responsible for investing AUD10 billion in clean energy projects on behalf of the Australian Government. The corporation's goal is to help lower Australia's carbon emissions by investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and low emissions technologies. Its investments are targeted toward:

  1. Projects to support low carbon electricity, through the increased deployment of renewable energy technologies and energy storage
  2. Increased use of technologies to deliver ambitious energy efficiency, particularly in the electricity generation, transport, property, infrastructure, manufacturing and agribusiness sectors
  3. Accelerated electrification and fuel switching, especially in the transport sector, to support the transition from fossil fuels to bioenergy and other low emissions fuel sources.

CEFC invests in businesses and projects which develop and commercialise clean energy technologies, or are involved in the clean energy supply chain. It focuses on projects and technologies at both the early and later stages of development, investing through debt, equity or a combination of both.

Company details

Suite 1702, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Company updates

  • May 10, 2023

    Pacific Equity Partners' fund receives US$54M from CEFC

    Pacific Equity Partners' fund has received a US$54 million investment from Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to decarbonize mid-market infrastructure assets. The fund has assets under managemen...

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  • May 05, 2020

    CEFC launches AUD300m Advancing Hydrogen Fund

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has welcomed the launch of the AUD300 million (US$192.48 million) Advancing Hydrogen Fund that seeks to finance the growth of a clean Australian hydrogen indu...

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  • June 13, 2019

    InfraRed awarded Curtin University development contract

    InfraRed Capital Partners has been awarded by the Curtin University a contract to deliver the design, finance, construct, and operate the new industry-connected innovation precinct project -...

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  • March 12, 2019

    Construction commenced for 36 MW EfW project in Kwinana

    Australia has commenced the construction of the 36 MW thermal energy-from-waste (EfW) project in Kwinana, in the western region.  The power plant diverts 400,000 tonnes of household, commer...

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  • January 02, 2019

    CEFC commits AUD100 million to Australian Renewables Income Fund

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), an entity of the Australian government, has announced a AUD100 million (US$70.4 million) equity investment in the Australian Renewables Income Fund (A...

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  • November 30, 2015

    Foresight announces Australian waste fund

    Foresight has launched the Australia Bioenergy Fund (ABF), a £100 million (US$150.3 million) waste fund in Australia.

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  • July 25, 2014

    Colonial First State receives cornerstone investment for clean energy fund

    The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced an agreement with the Direct Infrastructure division of Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) to establish Australia's first u...

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  • September 19, 2013

    PacificHydro reaches financial close for Portland wind warm

    Pacific Hydro has announced that its Portland Wind Energy Project,

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