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Gov’t clean energy grants welcomed, calls to end coal support

In response to the announcement of six new grants to cut emissions from industry, the Australian Conservation Foundation’s national climate policy adviser, Annika Reynolds, has expressed both praise and criticism regarding the government's latest initiatives.

WA reaches major construction milestone at Kwinana Battery Stage Two

Battery systems at the Kwinana Battery Stage Two in Western Australia are now in place, marking a significant milestone in expanding the state’s battery portfolio.

Alcoa to curtail Kwinana refinery, to axe over 1,000 jobs

Global aluminium producer Alcoa has announced its decision to curtail production at its Kwinana Alumina Refinery in Western Australia in the second quarter of 2024. 

New report reveals Australia’s potential in battery manufacturing

A report from industry think tank Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) has highlighted Australia’s capability to establish a battery manufacturing industry for the nation’s grid...

WA unveils massive $1 billion investment in renewable energy batteries

The Western Australian Government is taking significant steps toward a cleaner, more reliable, and affordable energy future with over $1 billion in contracts awarded for massive battery energy storage systems in Kwinana and Collie.

Kwinana green hydrogen hub edges closer to its large-scale target

Australian manufacturer bp Australia has completed a feasibility study into the development of a large-scale green hydrogen production facility on the site of bp's old Kwinana oil refinery, with the potential to create up to 143 tonnes of zero-emission fuel a day. 

Construction begins on second Kwinana battery energy storage system

The $625 million Stage Two Battery at Kwinana, Western Australia's second grid-scale battery energy storage system, has commenced construction to help offer clean, reliable, and affordable electricity in the future.

Construction on WA’s second big battery on the way

The McGowan Government has allocated $2.3 billion towards new battery energy storage systems in the 2023-24 budget, including a second, larger system at the Kwinana site, after the government announced the first large-scale battery storage system is ready to charge and discharge energy into the grid.

WA welcomes large water pipe manufacturing with new Steel Mains contract

Western Australia is set to house a manufacturing facility for extra-large water pipes with Water Corporation’s new $58 million contract with Steel Mains. 


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