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Clean Energy Finance Corporation | August 2021 | Australia
Residential  | Energy Efficiency | Equity Investment | Cornerstone stake, Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC has committed $87 million as a cornerstone equity investor in the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) platform and will contribute its expertise to the platform to deliver sustainable low-emissions homes. The homes are customized for people with high physical support needs, which, with the CEFC’s support, will be combined with sustainable technology and features to monitor and help lower their carbon footprint.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | July 2021 | New South Wales, Australia
MUSH  | Waste Management | Debt Investment | Co-investment | View on Member website

The CEFC, in the first investment of its Australian Recycling Investment Fund, committed $16.5 million in debt finance towards the first Circular Plastics Australia recycling facility in Albury, New South Wales. The project also draws on $16.5 million in debt finance from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The joint venture is aimed at recycling billions of used plastic containers in Australia with ready end-market applications for the PET material.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | June 2021 | Australia
Residential  | Energy Efficiency | Debt Investment | Aggregation, Securitization | View on Member website

In an Australian first, Firstmac raised $750 million through a green mortgage-backed securitization where all the underlying mortgages are backed by environmentally friendly housing. The CEFC invested $108.5 million in the securitization. Australian homeowners will have access to $230 million in discounted green home loan finance as part of the $750 million green mortgage-backed securitization.

The homes will be among the most energy efficient in Australia, meeting or exceeding a 7-star rating under the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS). Qualifying green home loans will enable borrowers to benefit from a 0.4 percent finance discount for up to five years on loans of up to $1.5 million. Construction loans will receive an interest rate discount of up to 1.58 percent.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | June 2021 | New South Wales, Australia
Utility  | Hydrogen | Venture Capital | Cornerstone stake | View on Member website

In its first hydrogen-related investment, the CEFC committed $750,000 through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund to Hysata’s initial capital raise of $5 million, alongside cornerstone investor IP Group. IP Group is a global technology investor specializing in the commercialization of university research.

Hysata’s advanced electrolyser technology has the potential to significantly improve the efficiency of hydrogen production, an important step in making it a more economic source of clean energy.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | May 2021 | New South Wales, South Australia & Victoria, Australia
Utility  | Renewable Power, Smart Grid Technology | Debt Investment | Cornerstone stake, Demonstration | View on Member website

In their single largest investment, the CEFC has committed up to $295 million in capital to play an instrumental role in developing EnergyConnect, delivering essential grid infrastructure. EnergyConnect is a vital piece of energy infrastructure spanning more than 900 kilometers. TransGrid is building the NSW portion of the new interconnector, which will connect the energy grids of NSW and SA, with an additional link to North West Victoria. The Australian Energy Market Operator forecasts that EnergyConnect will unlock as much as 1,800 MW of renewable energy generation across Renewable Energy Zones, including approximately 800 MW in SA, 400 MW in NSW and 600 MW in Victoria.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | February 2021 | Australia
Residential  | Energy Efficiency | Debt Investment | Demonstration | View on Member website

The CEFC has invested $75 million as a corporate loan to Ingenia Communities to encourage greater uptake of energy efficiency and renewable energy across the property sector. Ingenia has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by 30 percent in the next five years as it targets a carbon neutral operation by 2035. The Ingenia development pipeline of more than 3,000 homes provides an opportunity to innovate in terms of sustainable community and home design.

Last Updated: 11/07/2022
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | February 2020 | Victoria, Australia
Utility  | Energy Storage | Debt Investment | Demonstration, Term loan facility | View on Member website

The CEFC on behalf of the Australian Government has invested $160 million to build the Neoen 300 MW Victorian Big Battery (VBB), providing a critical boost to the state’s grid security while driving down power prices and supporting more renewable energy.

The CEFC senior debt facility will finance the design, construction and operation of the VBB, which will be one of the largest energy storage facilities in the world. It is expected to be operational for the 2021-22 summer.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | September 2020 | Queensland, Australia
MUSH  | Energy Efficiency | Debt Investment | Term loan facility | View on Member website

Australian property group Stockland is undertaking a portfolio-wide energy efficiency retrofit program, as well as the development of a market-leading Green Star design standard for new-build retirement living.

The CEFC has committed up to $75 million through a senior debt facility to finance energy efficiency sustainability initiatives at Stockland’s logistics centres, retirement living operations and corporate head offices.

The work includes the design and construction of Newport Retirement Living – a Queensland retirement village that targets a minimum 25 per cent improvement in emissions reduction levels compared with current building code requirements.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | November 2020 | New South Wales, Australia
Utility  | Small Hydro | Debt Investment | Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC has committed $125 million on behalf of the Australian Government to help finance the development of grid infrastructure critical to the delivery of the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro project. In its first major grid infrastructure investment, the CEFC will fund TransGrid Services to increase the amount of reliable and secure electricity to the National Energy Market (NEM).

The CEFC corporate debt facility with TransGrid Services is part of a complex project to connect Snowy 2.0 to the NEM. TransGrid Services will draw on the CEFC finance to design, construct, operate and maintain a new 330kV switching station and associated transmission lines as part of its agreement with Snowy Hydro Limited to provide connection services for 30 years.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | November 2020 | Australia
C&I, Utility  | Solar | Equity Investment | Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC has invested in innovative solar energy technology with the potential to revolutionise Australia’s use of rooftop solar, delivering lightweight, flexible panels that can be used across a wider range of applications than existing glass panels.

On behalf of the Australian Government, the CEFC committed US$7 million through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund to the Sunman US$12 million Series B capital raising, alongside company founder Dr Zhengrong Shi and Southern Cross Venture Partners.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | November, September 2020 | Australia
Utility  | Energy Storage, Smart Grid Technology | Debt Investment | Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC has invested up to $30 million in the VPP. The program is also supported by an $8.2 million grant from ARENA, an $18 million equity contribution from VPP operator Tesla and $10 million from the South Australian Government’s Grid Scale Storage Fund.

Phase 3A of South Australia’s VPP will provide enhanced stability to the SA electricity grid, bringing together a centrally controlled group of solar-powered, battery-backed homes to act as a single “power plant” with the ability to send excess lower cost renewable energy to the grid.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | December 2020 | Australia
C&I  | Energy Efficiency | Debt Investment | Cornerstone stake, Demonstration, Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC has committed $80 million as a cornerstone investor to the Adamantem Capital Fund II (the Fund) in a landmark investment that will drive ambitious emissions reduction targets across a diverse range of private equity-owned, mid-market companies.

The Fund is the first Australian private equity fund to adopt a “cradle to grave” approach to the emissions impact of its assets. It is also the CEFC’s first investment in private equity.

The $700 million plus Fund targets mid-market companies, with a focus on consumer staples, healthcare and business-to-business services, enabling the CEFC to influence the sustainability profile of a significant part of the Australian economy.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | August 2020 | Australia
C&I, Transport  | Low Emissions Transport | Debt Investment, Equity Investment | Cornerstone stake, Fund investment | View on Member website

Through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, the CEFC has invested $9.2 million in Zoomo, through two successful capital raisings which seen the company raised $34 million in two years. The Australian born e-bike innovator has attracted investment support from the CEFC alongside AirTree Ventures, Maniv Mobility and Contrarian Ventures, and secured international capital from US investors Winthrop Square and Wisdom VC.

The Zoomo e-bike has an innovative design and integration system which enables couriers to deliver packages with a smaller carbon footprint compared with deliveries made via delivery cars and vans which use internal combustion engines.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | November 2020 | Australia
C&I  | Smart Grid Technology, Solar | Debt Investment | Demonstration, Term loan facility | View on Member website

Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund (CPIF), one of Australia’s largest industrial and logistics funds, is enhancing its green strategy to transform the industrial property sector.

The CEFC committed $50 million to the CPIF, in its first pure play investment in the industrial property sector. The CPIF is considering multiple innovative sustainability solutions across its industrial and logistics assets. These include looking at optimised solutions in the use of solar PV panels across the 2 million sqm of roof space in its portfolio, as well its potential to be converted into a renewable energy resource to supply clean energy and grid services.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | August 2020 | Western Australia, Australia
Agriculture, C&I  | Bio-sequestration, Solar | Debt Investment | Demonstration, Fund investment | View on Member website

The CEFC senior project finance loan of up to US$47million to SO4 is part of a US$138 million syndicate senior debt facility to finance the company’s first greenfield SOP brine operation at Lake Way in WA.

The Salt Lake Potash (SO4) brine operation has the potential to cut emissions from SOP production by more than 30 per cent compared with alternative non-brine production methods, measured globally.

The SO4 production facility will be part powered by renewable energy, with a 5MW solar farm and a 2MW battery. SO4 is also investigating the potential for on-site wind power.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | April 2021 | Victoria and New South Wales, Australia
C&I, MUSH  | Energy Efficiency, Solar | Debt Investment | Co-investment, Revolving credit facility | View on Member website

The work is financed by Frasers Property’s $300 million sustainability linked loan (SLL). Under the terms of the SLL, Frasers Property will receive a lower interest rate by targeting a minimum 4-star GRESB rating on its development and standing investment Australian properties. The CEFC has invested up to $75 million in the SLL.

A range of sustainability features will be adopted to reduce the operating emissions to zero, including passive design, LED lighting with advanced controls, energy monitoring systems, solar PV, battery storage, biodiesel generation, building electrification and 100 per cent carbon neutral energy supply from Real Utilities.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | January 2021 | Australia
Agriculture, C&I  | Bio-sequestration | Debt Investment | Standardization/Data collection | View on Member website

Innovative Australian software designed to improve farm productivity and sustainability has secured a $5 million commitment from the CEFC, on behalf of the Australian Government, to capitalise on its potential to drive down emissions from the agriculture sector.

AgriWebb is an Australian-based agtech start-up that has built a world leading livestock management platform. It supports sustainable cattle and sheep grazing, automating data collection from around the farm to help farmers manage resources more efficiently and produce livestock at its ideal weight.

The CEFC Clean Energy Innovation Fund investment will enable AgriWebb to develop tools that track methane emissions from livestock and the carbon sequestration of paddocks.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
Clean Energy Finance Corporation | March 2021 | Perth, Australia
C&I  | Energy Efficiency | Debt Investment | Capacity development: Technical assistance, Term loan facility | View on Member website

In its first direct investment to reduce embodied carbon in property construction, the CEFC has committed $95 million on behalf of the Australian Government, to help deliver the 56-hectare Roe Highway Logistics Park (RHLP) as a carbon neutral development. The project’s environmental initiatives are being led by Hesperia in collaboration with its development partners, Fiveight and Gibb Group.

The developers will use low carbon construction materials across at least five new warehouses to be built in the next 18 months. The use of low carbon concrete at RHLP could reduce emissions by up to 42 per cent compared to traditional concrete, according to analysis by leading sustainability consultant Edge Environment.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
New Zealand Green Investment Finance | December 2020 | New Zealand
C&I  | Energy Efficiency | Equity Investment | Cornerstone stake, Demonstration | View on Member website

Energy Solution Providers Ltd (ESP) helps companies achieve carbon reduction and cost savings with intelligent energy and carbon management solutions. ESP is one of the largest specialist companies of its kind in NZ and is well regarded as a market leader due to its proven results, specialist consulting energy and decarbonisation capability and leading edge technology including utilising machine learning to deliver energy efficiency gains.

This $2.7m equity investment will be used to grow ESP’s New Zealand business by building the customer base, enhancing software functionality and building ESP’s carbon reporting capability.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
New Zealand Green Investment Finance | October 2020 | New Zealand
Transport  | Low Emissions Transport | Debt Investment, Equity Investment | Cornerstone stake | View on Member website

NZGIF’s investment is enabling Carbn to create a platform to scale-up finance and help the transition of fleets to electric vehicles.

Carbn Group is a parent company of two distinct subsidiaries formed to support the uptake of low emissions vehicles in corporate and government-owned fleets.

The two companies – Carbn Asset Management (CAM) and Sustainable Fleet Finance (SFF) – operate independently to reduce New Zealand’s light vehicle fleet emissions, the country’s fastest growing emissions sector. CAM provides fleet optimisation and transition planning for fleet owners, while SFF provides financing for electric vehicles for fleets.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
New Zealand Green Investment Finance | June 2021 | Wellington, New Zealand
C&I, Transport  | Energy Efficiency, Low Emissions Transport, Renewable Power | Debt Investment | Demonstration, Term loan facility | View on Member website

New Zealand Green Investment Fund announced its first investment decision on 18 June 2020, providing $15 million to Wellington port CentrePort to be used to finance low carbon initiatives.

The green credit facility provided by NZGIF will be used exclusively to fund low carbon projects which will reduce CentrePort’s overall carbon footprint, such as the introduction of electric vehicles, on-site renewable energy generation and energy efficient upgrades. Successful investment in electrification, renewables and efficiency will not only assist the port to achieve its climate goals and reduce the region’s carbon footprint, but also provide an example for other firms, in the port sector and beyond.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
New Zealand Green Investment Finance | August 2020 | New Zealand
Utility  | Energy Efficiency | Equity Investment | Cornerstone stake | View on Member website

New Zealand Green Investment Finance announced an equity investment in Thinxtra, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) network and service provider operating an established network across New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong.

Thinxtra built, owns and supports a lowpower network that covers 94% of New Zealand. Powered by Sigfox technology, the network is low-cost, resilient and capable of supporting high volumes of connected devices, that require very little energy to run. Using devices that run on the network can enable companies to use less power, travel less and save carbon.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
New Zealand Green Investment Finance | April 2020 | New Zealand
Residential, Utility  | Energy Storage, Solar | Debt Investment | Guarantee/insurance | View on Member website

New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) has invested $10 million in solar energy services company solarZero, to support the growth of the company.

The solarZero smart solar energy service provides households with more than solar panels. Its systems include solar PV and battery hardware, smart management systems, as well as real-time monitoring to help improve energy efficiency within the home.

These technologies, in turn, extend the benefits of renewable energy beyond individual households. solarZero’s smart technology enables individual solar PV and battery systems to be linked to a ‘virtual power plant’ that supports the resilience of the electricity grid and local lines systems, especially at times of peak power demand.

Last Updated: 12/12/2021
NY Green Bank | March 2021 | Gouvernour, Schenectady and Clayton, USA
Utility  | Solar | Debt Investment | Bridge loan, Term loan facility | View on Member Website

In March 2021, NY Green Bank provided an 18-month senior secured $10.0 million bridge loan facility to Amp Solar Group Inc. Bridge Loan proceeds will finance project interconnection advance payments to National Grid and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporate for community distributed generation (“CDG”) solar projects.

AMP is developing a portfolio of CDG solar projects in NYS and requested that NYGB provide a $10.0 million Bridge Loan to finance interconnection advance deposits due to NG and RG&E under the New York State Public Service Commission Standardized Interconnection Requirements and Application Process.

Last Updated: 12/14/2021
NY Green Bank | January 2021 | Jamestown, NY, USA
C&I  | Renewable Natural Gas | Debt Investment | Term loan facility | View on Member Website

In January 2021, NYGB entered into an agreement with CGE to provide an up to $17.4 million construction-to term loan and $1.0 million letter of credit to CGE to secure long-term rights to landfill gas at the Chautauqua Landfill in Jamestown, NY and construct improvements at the Landfill that will upgrade the gas for transportation and sale as renewable natural gas. CGE was approved by the New York State Public Service Commission to own and operate a seventy-mile natural gas pipeline, and will construct, own, and operate a three-mile pipeline connecting the project to the Little Valley Pipeline. Through the pipelines, the Project will connect to the interstate pipeline grid for delivery and sale of the RNG.

Last Updated: 12/14/2021