The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has issued a $70 million loan for the construction of the Portland wind farm in southwestern Victoria in what many expect to be its last major financing due to Coalition plans to scrap the green investment bank.

According to Pacific Hydro, the CEFC’s decision to make the loan has played a vital role in the project’s final fruition, since it has in turn prompted commercial banks to contribute capital totaling over $150 million. “The extra amount that CEFC is offering allows the final phase to be built,”…