Expressions of interest now open for Australia’s largest grid-scale battery

National and overseas companies have a two week window to express interest for building Australia’s largest grid-scale battery as part of a project financed under South Australia’s newly-created $150 million Renewable Technology Fund. The [...]

Genex breaks ground on $126m Kidston Solar Project

Construction has commenced on Genex Power’s Kidston Solar Project based around the former Kidston mine, some 270 kilometres north-west of Townsville in far north Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht, who was joined at the groundbreaking [...]

CEC calls for stable energy policy to attract investment in new energy generation

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) has called for a “stable” and “bipartisan” energy policy in Australia to unlock investment in new energy generation as majority of the country’s coal-fired power stations are approaching or are past their [...]

Neoen to commence construction of three large solar plants in NSW within weeks

Renewable energy company Neoen is set to begin construction of three big solar plants in NSW that will nearly double the amount of big solar in the state and provide enough renewable energy to power 41,500 homes per year. The plants, to be [...]

Snowy Hydro teams up with Asia’s largest renewable energy developer to deliver a 100MW solar facility in SA

Snowy Hydro Limited has unveiled plans to invest in a “battery ready” 100 megawatt solar facility in Tailem Bend in South Australia to “boost its generation capacity” and grow its Lumo Energy business. To deliver the project, Snowy [...]

Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Power Project enters commissioning phase

French energy storage system maker Electro Power Systems (EPS) has announced the successful delivery of the storage system sired to the Coober Pedy Renewable Hybrid Power Project’s microgrid in Coober Pedy, South Australia. This innovative [...]

Melbourne’s tram network to run on solar power by 2018

Melbourne’s 401-strong tram network will soon be running on renewable energy supplied by a new large-scale solar power plant, the Victorian Government announced on Thursday. The new solar plant, to be located in Victoria’s northwest, will [...]

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