Australia

Three eco-friendly hydrogen projects in Australia protected funding
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has actually selected three commercial-scale green hydrogen projects that will share in AU$ 103 million (US$ 79.7 million) of funding to sustain their growth.
May 6, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Engie, hydrogen, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, ARENA, Darren Miller, green hydrogen, electrolysers
Amp Energy plans 1.3 GW of solar at South Australia renewables hub
Canada-based renewables firm Amp Energy will certainly develop a portfolio of large-scale PV projects and battery energy storage space systems as part of an AU$ 2 billion (US$ 1.55 billion) hub in South Australia.
May 5, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, AMP Energy, Dean Cooper
BayWa Oz solar farm hits initial power milestone
106MW PV plant in northern Victoria ultimately connected to grid after 18-month delay
Apr 29, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, solar farm, BayWa Oz, Fleur Yaxley
Solar additions drive record low electricity costs in South Australia
South Australia saw record low daytime energy costs in the very first 3 months of this year, driven by a sharp uptake in renewable power sources, consisting of rooftop solar.
Apr 28, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Victoria, Australia, South Australia, queensland, Oceania, new south wales, rooftop solar, grid stability, Australian Energy Market Operator, Violette Mouchaileh, national electricity market
Victoria legislators release solar aggregation pilot
Lawmakers in Victoria, Australia, have introduced a new solar gathering pilot system, and also have actually asked for power business to end up being partners in the program.
Apr 27, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Victoria, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, Oceania, VPP, virtual power plant, renewable energy zones, solar aggregation
'Unrealised potential' for solar implementation at Australian airports
Australia's airports have untapped possibility to help the nation's shift to renewable energy, according to a report from scientists at Melbourne's RMIT University.
Apr 21, 2021 // Plants, Residential, Australia, rooftop PV, Oceania, airport, RMIT University, brisbane
Total Eren, Province Resources companion for 8GW Australian environment-friendly hydrogen project
A solar- and also wind-powered environment-friendly hydrogen plant in Western Australia has safeguarded the support of France-based independent power producer Total Eren.
Apr 20, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, IPP, Total Eren, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, Western Australia, green hydrogen, Independent Power Producer, David Frances, province resources
Photon Energy grows IPP portfolio, gain from 'pivotal year' in Australia
Photon Energy has reached more than 420MWp of PV projects under growth, as the Netherlands-based renewables company weathered the influences of COVID-19 on its financial efficiency last year.
Apr 19, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Canadian Solar, IPP, Australia, Hungary, Europe, eastern europe, Oceania, photon energy, covid-19, company results
South Australia indicators emissions decrease handle federal government
South Australia has struck a AU$ 1.08 billion (US$ 840 million) power and also emissions decrease arrangement with Australia's federal government.
Apr 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, South Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, Scott Morrison, green hydrogen, carbon emissions, carbon capture and storage
Batteries Better Than Gas at Satisfying Australia's Future Peaking Requirements
In September last year, the Scott Morrison-led Australian federal government had actually announced that it was establishing a target for the electrical energy field to reach last financial investment choices by the end of April 2021, towards supplying 1000 MW of brand-new dispatchable energy by summer 2023-24, to make sure that the coal-fired Liddell power plant could be folded in 2023 according to routine.
Apr 15, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, clean energy, Australia, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, Kane Thornton, CEC, Australian Energy Market Operator, Battery Storage Over Gas Peakers
Iberdrola sets up 1st generator at 317-MW solar-wind project in Australia
Spanish utility Iberdrola SA (BME: IBE) stated today it has actually mounted the initial turbine at its 317-MW hybrid wind as well as solar power project in South Australia.
Apr 14, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Iberdrola, Australia, Oceania, solar-wind project, Ross Rolfe
AGL and Wärtsilä Collaborate on Hybrid Energy Project
AGL, Australia's greatest energy seller and also environment polluter, is making an actual effort to tidy up.
Apr 13, 2021 // Plants, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Finland, Wärtsilä, Renewable Energy, Markus Brokhof, AGL, hybrid energy systems, sushil purohit
Solar Nation Rankings. The top 5 in Past 5 Years, the Next 5 Years
The surge in solar capability in the past years, especially because 2015, has been out there for all to see. It was simply a few years back in 2012 that the world commemorated covering the 100 GW mark in solar. Contrast that with 2021, when the globe expects to include 150 GW in just the year itself!
Apr 6, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, Japan, Spain, Germany, Italy, India, China, Australia, Europe, Asia, IRENA, Oceania, North America, Vietnam, International
Australia's AGL prepares restructure to produce 2 separate energy services
Australian utility AGL Energy has actually recommended a structural separation of the company that would entail the development of two separate services: one focused on energy retail and also the other on massive power supply.
Mar 31, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, coal, energy transition, utility, Brett Redman, Retail, AGL
Neoen obtains permission for 450MW solar-storage project in New South Wales
Local authorities in New South Wales, Australia, have provided French independent power manufacturer Neoen the thumbs-up to create a large scale solar-plus-storage production center in the region regardless of getting 50 complaints from members of the public.
Mar 30, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, solar pv, neoen, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, new south wales