Category Archives: News

ECT Finance ELF Registration

Dear Option holders, Further to our announcement last Friday (23 June 2017) I’m pleased to announce that a website for ECT Finance Ltd has been set up to take registrations for the Equity Lending Facility ahead of the expected official opening of application mid July. Please click here – – to fill in the registration… Continue Reading

Moving Office – 9 June

We’re moving office. We’re not moving very far; only 850m in fact. Our old office will close at 5 pm Thursday 8 June and we’ll reopen 9 am Tuesday 13 June. Our new phone number is: +61 3 9849 6203 Our new contact details will be as follows: Office address: 388 Punt Road South Yarra VIC… Continue Reading

Federal Budget 2017-18

The Federal Budget 2017/2018 was handed down last night by Treasurer Scott Morrison. One of the key features we look for as a business is changes to Innovation Policy, and specifically, any changes to the R&D Tax Incentive program. Earlier in 2016, the federal government had undertaken a R&D Tax Incentive review overseen by the… Continue Reading

Fire causes minor damage to R&D facility

Our High-Volume Test Facility at Bacchus Marsh was involved in a fire incident yesterday (Sunday 16 April 2017). The incident was attended by the CFA and the cause is currently under Police investigation. Media reports were overstated and the Company is pleased to report that the fire was isolated and ongoing operations of the plant… Continue Reading

Shareholder Update – Bacchus Marsh Plant

The Company released a shareholder update via the ASX on its Bacchus Marsh upgrades and initial sales of Coldry product this morning. In related news the Australian Energy Market Regulator (AEMO) released a report yesterday highlighting looming east coast gas shortages. This market backdrop bodes well for the Coldry sales outlook here in Victoria. Headlines Herald Sun: “Alarm… Continue Reading

Energy security and affordability debate heats up

Energy security and affordability debate heats up

  Key Points: Political debate over future coal use has intensified following blackouts in South Australia and threats to electricity system reliability from increased intermittent renewable energy PM Turnbull is promoting high-efficiency, low-emission (HELE) coal power technology Hazelwood power station in Victoria is closing soon, potentially increasing the risk of power outages across three states… Continue Reading

EFH Arrangement – FAQ

The Company has received several emails seeking clarification on the EFH facility announced on 22 December, 2016. In addition, there has been a significant amount of chatter on internet stock market forums, much of which is misguided. As such, the Company provides the following FAQ to help clarify its arrangements with EFH. Q: Why is… Continue Reading

ECT Trials Q&A on Internet Stock Forum

ECT managing Director Ashley Moore today trialled a Q&A session with investors via the popular internet stock forum Hot Copper (HC). The call for questions was posted to HC yesterday (Wednesday 8 June 2016), with a range of questions quickly added to the thread by various forum members. Clear themes emerged and were grouped into topics… Continue Reading

India projected to be global growth leader

New analysis and metrics associated with economic complexity has allowed them to project annual growth rates of 6.98% over the next decade. This contrasts to Australia’s projected growth rate of 1.07% and that of the US at 2.58%. Continue Reading