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Construction to commence on Goldwind’s Cattle Hill wind farm in Tasmania

May 22, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Construction of the Cattle Hill wind farm is set to commence shortly with the signing of an agreement between project developer Goldwind and Tasmania’s largest construction company, Hazell Brothers. Located in Central Tasmania, on the eastern shore of Lake Echo, the 48-turbine Cattle Hill wind farm will add 150 megawatts to the Tasmanian

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ARENA-backed project brings ‘solar gardens’ to Australia

May 18, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The University of Technology Sydney’s Institute of Sustainable Futures (ISF) will undertake a feasibility study to examine the viability of introducing ‘solar gardens’ in Australia. A solar garden is a centralised solar array that provides consumers

Qld’s largest solar farms begins feeding power to grid

May 18, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Queensland’s largest solar farm has begun feeding electricity to the grid, with another solar project edging closer to connection. The 130 megawatt (MW) Clare Solar Farm near Ayr has started supplying energy into Queensland’s electricity network,

Bulgana Green Power Hub enters construction phase

May 17, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Victorian Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio today turned the first sod on the Bulgana Green Power Hub in Stawell, an integrated energy project of a scale and technology that has never been seen before. The project, which is being delivered with the help

NEOEN, GFG Alliance ink green power agreement to reduce energy costs to industry in Australia

May 7, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

NEOEN and GFG Alliance have signed a landmark agreement designed to dramatically reduce energy costs to industry in Australia. The two renewable energy producers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop, operate and supply

An Aussie first – producing drinking water from air using solar power

May 2, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $420,000 in funding to US-based Zero Mass Water for the deployment of 150 solar-powered SOURCE drinking water systems in Australia that can produce clean drinking water from air using solar power.

Latrobe Valley dairy farmers could soon trade energy via blockchain thanks to ARENA-backed project

April 30, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

A new feasibility into a virtual microgrid for the Latrobe Valley could see local farmers buy and sell locally generated renewable energy using blockchain. Led by Brooklyn-based energy company LO3 Energy, the ARENA-backed project focuses on the feasibility of