Clean Energy Finance Corporation

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (previously Low Carbon Australia) provides finance solutions and advice to Australian business to encourage action on energy efficiency and cost-effective carbon reductions. Improving energy efficiency is the most cost-effective and immediately available way to reduce a business’s carbon footprint. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation aims to help, business, industry and government reduce energy costs, improving overall profitability.

Vegetable industry members can obtain finance to upgrade key equipment such as cool-rooms and electric pumps. A number of financial options are available to reduce or remove upfront capital costs. These include loans, operating leases, finance leases, on-bill financing and Environmental Upgrade Agreements.

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has funded projects such as cool room upgrades and roof top solar on packing sheds.