Distributed, large-scale solar assistance Australia's grid as 4.3 GW of brand-new renewable capacity included
The fast growth of dispersed and large-scale solar has actually caused an improved reliability expectation for the majority of Australia as it prepares to go into summer.
Aug 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, ENERGY STORAGE, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, grid, rooftop solar, grid stability, Audrey Zibelman, Tim Baxter
Queensland solar drivers shocked by curtailment warning, anticipating rapid resolution
The driver of a 50MW solar center in North Queensland in danger of curtailment anticipates the trouble to be solved in the following couple of weeks.
Jul 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Inverters, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, AEMO, queensland, Oceania, Genex Power, pumped hydro, grid stability, hydro storage, Simon Kidston
Grid constraints intimidate to cut greater than 1 GW of solar projects in North Queensland
The north Australian region today included 9 solar plants to the two currently intimidated-- along with a wind farm-- with having their output stopped under specific problems.
Jul 29, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Australia, pv power plants, AEMO, Oceania
Limondale solar farm signed up in West Murray
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has introduced a major advance in the West Murray Zone after it gave enrollment to the greatest solar farm because struggling part of the grid.
Jul 2, 2020 // Plants, Grids, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, new south wales
Neoen secures 'site' PPA to progress Australia's biggest solar ranch
What plans to be Australia's biggest solar ranch has actually bordered one action more detailed to release after its developer Neoen secured a significant offtaker arrangement.
May 6, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, PPA, Australia, AEMO, queensland, neoen, Oceania, cleanco queensland
Solar and also wind press wholesale power rates to record lows in Australia
The uptick of renewables in Australia has actually aided cause three-year lows for wholesale power costs on the nation's biggest power market.
Feb 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Rooftop PV, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, curtailment, national energy market, grid curtailment
Move to ‘grid of the future’ or risk solar fallout, Australia told
A failure to design an energy system fit for the 21st century could put Australia’s clean energy transition at risk, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has warned.
Sep 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Grids, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, aemc, mlf, John Pierce
Australia’s AEMO radically curtails output of five large solar farms
The Australian Energy Market Operator constrained the output of several large-scale solar plants by 50% on Friday, in response to voltage fluctuations in a 220 kV network spanning the states of Victoria and New South Wales.
Sep 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, ACES, Andrew Stiel
Australian coal generator undercut by rooftop solar boom
The authorities in Western Australia have revealed that two units at Synergy’s Muja Power Station will be retired from October 2022. The state government said the coal-fired units were only being used about 35% of the time, largely because rooftop solar has reduced demand on the grid.
Aug 7, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Australia, rooftop, installations, Synergy’s Muja Power Station, Marc McGowan, AEMO, Bill Johnston, PV systems, Oceania