Advocacy

There are many policy and regulatory barriers to community energy. Additionally, there is significant international precedent for governments to actively encourage community energy projects and the development of a community energy sector.

C4CE advocates state and federal goverments and industry to
• Address the barriers to community energy caused by policy or regulation,
• Address market barriers that while not always caused by policy or regulation can be fixed by policy or regulation, and
• Proactively incentivise and support the creation of community energy projects.

To create a vibrant community energy sector, C4CE has undertaken a number of advocacy campaigns and has been successful in having state governments in NSW and Victoria to have dedicated community energy programs and grants.

Regional Community Energy Plan

Victoria Take The Lead

National CE Strategy

National Community Energy Strategy

Renewables for All