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Reports and Analysis |  |  Feb 10, 2023

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Adani v Hindenburg, Safeguard Mechanism, Climate Capital Forum policy roadmap & more

Is Adani a corporate Hindenburg? – our reflections on the explosive report; Safeguard Mechanism progresses; the new Climate Capital Forum launches its policy roadmap to decarbonisation; AEMO dynamics report shows acceleration of RE and decline of coal and gas in the grid; our submission to the federal critical minerals consultation and more Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Jan 21, 2023

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Safeguard Mechanism & carbon credits review; gas cartel doth protest too much

Post the Safeguard Mechanism and ACCU reviews, Australia finally has the framework for a credible carbon price, the key driver of energy transition; gas wars hot up; our latest analysis of Australia’s critical minerals, new economy metals and manufacturing opportunities, looking at embodied decarbonisation; and our most recent bank assessment, this time focussing on CBA. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Dec 23, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Hope restored as clean energy momentum escalates – our 2022 wrap

Our wrap of the top ten energy events in 2022, including the end of federal climate and energy policy chaos under the LNP, and our wishlist for an even better 2023! Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Dec 16, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Govt delivers on energy price relief plan as fossil lobby bleats into the wind

An historic week saw the federal govt legislate coal and gas price caps and bill rebates under its energy price relief plan, with an additional commitment to electrify everything, and a staggering endorsement from the market as prices on the electricity futures market dropped 50%. We also look at progress on decarbonisation in India, finding a doubling of RE installs rate is needed to hit Modi’s target of 450GW by 2030. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Dec 9, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Energy price relief plan for Aus as US Climate Bills triggers tsunami of green capital

We wrap the news of the week including the energy price relief plan, the energy ministers’s agreement on a capacity investment mechanism that will trigger investment into firmed renewables, and we take a look at the tsunami of green capital inflow to the US off the back of its Inflation Reduction Act (aka Climate Bill). Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Dec 1, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Policy ambition triggers capital’s race to renewables

We track the energy news of the week – including the announcement of two of the world’s biggest windfarms in Victoria and QLD – as capital inflows to clean tech accelerate, driven by Australia’s increasingly ambitious climate, critical minerals and energy policies. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Nov 18, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | AGL victory | NAB: progress, but can do better | BlueScope Aus shuns green steel

Our latest update including the historic victory for decarbonisation at the AGL AGM, our deep dive into BlueScope’s plan to sink $1bn into carbon intensive blast furnace tech, and our most recent analyses of big banks’ climate efforts – this time focussing on NAB – and of the critical minerals industry, looking at Australian companies expanding offshore. Read more

Reports and Analysis | Tim Buckley  |  Nov 6, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | Are banks walking the climate talk? | + social mandate grows for windfall tax

We launch a new series analysing the big 5 banks’ climate finance and decarbonisation progress, plus, the latest in our series on critical minerals value-adding opportunities in Australia, and calls for a windfall tax on war profiteering fossil fuel multinationals grow. Read more

Reports and Analysis |  |  Oct 21, 2022

CEF NEWS UPDATE | A transformative week in Australia’s energy transition

IN this update, we track a transformative period in Australian energy policy with the federal government announcing the first tranche of its $20bn Rewiring the Nation plan and major advances in Victoria and QLD Read more


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