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Glenrowan solar farm achieves maximum capacity powering 45,000 homes

CIMIC Group's Pacific Partnerships and UGL announced the Glenrowan Solar Farm in Victoria has reached full power just 12 months from financial close.

CSIRO report: Renewables remain cheapest source as nuclear energy costs skyrocket

Renewables remain the cheapest form of reliable energy in Australia now and to 2030, according to the consultation draft of the 2023-24 GenCost report. 

Dutch team gears up for Bridgestone World Solar Car Challenge at CDU

In the lead-up to the impending Bridgestone World Solar Car Challenge, a group of international students hailing from Saxion University of Applied Sciences and the University of Twente in the Netherlands is currently fine-tuning their solar-powered vehicle at Charles Darwin University (CDU).

ARENA backs Monash University project addressing oscillation issues in national energy grid

Monash University has secured approximately half a million dollars in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support a project that aims to develop a tool that will address oscillation issues in Australia’s national energy grid. 

CEFC spends record $1.9 billion on latest renewables investments

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has confirmed $1.9 billion in new investment commitments in the 2022-23 fiscal year, including a record $1.2 billion in renewable energy and grid-related funding commitments by Australia’s ‘green bank’, delivered despite adverse market conditions.

Study on Australian solar PV supply chains receives gov’t funding

The Australian PV Institute (APVI) has received grant funding from the Australian Government to explore opportunities for solar PV supply chains in Australia. 

Tasmania’s new supply chain directory to connect renewable energy projects to industry

The Rockliff Liberal Government launched the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Supply Chain Directory today to help Tasmanian businesses benefit from renewable energy projects. 

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.

Fortescue Future Industries acquires Dutch-based solar PV company

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has acquired a 60% stake in High yield Energy Technologies (HyET) Group, a Dutch based solar PV company. The company said...

Grants to increase recycling of solar panel and battery storage systems

The NSW Government is investing $10 million to help improve environmental performance by diverting end-of-life solar panel systems from landfill.  Although current waste volumes are...
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