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Solar energy leasing recommended at Sydney’s Clean Energy Week

Clean Energy Week 2012 underway in Sydney, Ecogeneration, 27 July 2012 At the Clean Energy Week Conference in Sydney, Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green has told clean energy industry stakeholders “We need policy measures that are long, loud and legal”, while Federal Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Minister Greg Combet has outlined why Australia has to transform its emissions-intensive electricity system to cut carbon.

Taking place from Wednesday 25–Friday 27 July at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Clean Energy Week 2012 has played host to key political and industry leaders…
Today, conference participants heard from Australian Greens Leader Federal Senator Christine Milne and Sungevity President Danny Kennedy, who congratulated the Australian solar industry on the exponential growth it has made over the last five years.

“If there was a gold medal out there for residential solar – you won!” said Mr Kennedy. “You’re truly pioneers in what I call the rooftop revolution.”

Mr Kennedy recommended the process of solar leasing, such as in the United States where 75 per cent of the residential market is leased or under power purchase agreements, as a process that democratises solar……


July 30, 2012 - Posted by | General News

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