Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Clean Energy Council Awards.
INNOVATION AWARD WINNER - GEODYNAMICS
For the production of geothermal power at the Habanero 1 MWe Pilot Plant in South Australia's Cooper Basin.
BUSINESS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD WINNER - HYDRO TASMANIA
For its community engagement program delivered as part of the construction of the Musselroe Wind Farm in Tasmania.
MEDIA AWARD WINNER - MARCUS PRIEST, AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW
For a number of articles, opinion pieces and feature stories relating to carbon pricing and climate change.
Innovation Award finalists
Goldwind for introducing Permanent Magnetic Direct Drive wind turbine technology into the Australian energy market.
Vestas/Leighton Contractors Consortium for the construction of AGL's Macarthur Wind Farm in south western Victoria - the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere.
Business Community Engagement Award finalists
Poo Power for the promotion of biogas - powered by dog poo - to provide sustainable lighting to Melbourne's parks and gardens.
Infigen Energy for its community fun run held among the Woodlawn Wind Farm near Tarago and Bungendore in New South Wales.
Media Award finalists
Kerry Brewster, ABC TV - Lateline for her report about the late Port Augusta Mayor, Joy Baluch, and her campaign for a large-scale solar thermal power plant.
Nigel Morris, SolarBusinessServices for his contribution through a range of media promoting the benefits of solar power.
Giles Parkinson, RenewEconomy for reporting on the need for Australia's energy system to adapt to the wave of investment in household renewable energy and energy efficiency technology, rather than the other way round.