Australia

Canberra project REVS up Australia's vehicle-to-grid readiness
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is putting US$ 1.66 million into a vehicle-to-grid test to show how electrical automobiles can provide grid supplementary services. The REVS research study and also market consortium wishes to show how EVs can create income for fleet owners.
Jul 8, 2020 // Storage, Transport, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, ARENA, Darren Miller
Australia's steel masters engineer 2 energy-storage breakthroughs
Energy storage space remains in high demand, to aid take care of an expanding proportion of renewable resource in worldwide electrical energy grids, to complimentary off-grid neighborhoods from the tyranny of diesel, and to make it possible for the aspirations of individuals not yet attached to a power supply. These 2 promising modern technologies have reached essential milestones ...
Jul 7, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Guoxiu Wang, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, Alan Yu
Chinese-made HJT striking Australian rooftops
Risen Australia as well as distributor One Stop Warehouse signed an expanded 150 MW distribution offer recently, noting the Chinese maker's most recent effort to broaden in the rooftop sector. With Risen's brand-new heterojunction component, the 415-435 W Sieger, now relocating right into automation, One Stop Warehouse's Leo Ye welcomed the "brand-new, fresh" technology.
Jul 7, 2020 // Manufacturing, Residential, Markets & Finance, Rooftop PV, Australia, Eric Lee, Oceania, Risen, One Stop Warehouse, Leo Ye, Andy Cheng
Australia's secretive protection procedures HQ to obtain 1.9 MW solar farm
Among Australia's a lot of deceptive and also secure support centers is set to be solar energy, with a brand-new 1.9 MW solar farm to be contributed to Australia's protection operations head office situated just outside Canberra.
Jul 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Australia, Oceania, HQJOC, Linda Reynolds, David Neal
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
Ikea spends extra in solar every day
The Swedish furnishings titan has stated it will turn among its Australian warehouse stores right into its first 100% renewables-powered solar+ storage space retail project. Australia is likewise residence to the firm's very first development of its retail solar offering, Solstråle.
Jul 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Australia, Oceania, ikea
City of Sydney flicks the button to 100% environment-friendly power
The city of Sydney is currently running completely on renewable resource produced from wind and solar ranches in the Australian state of New South Wales.
Jul 2, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Australia, Sydney, Oceania, Clover Moore, Matthew van der Linden, Bob Hayward
JinkoSolar inks 100MW Australia supply deal for Cheetah Plus modules
Chinese module maker JinkoSolar has actually verified a 100MW order with Australia-based distributor Blue Sun Group for its Cheetah Plus modules.
Jun 30, 2020 // Manufacturing, Australia, JinkoSolar, Oceania, blue sun group, cheetah plus, Anita Li
Australia accepts 720 MW solar ranch with large battery
A substantial solar+storage space project near Uralla, New South Wales, has locked in a grid-connection agreement with Transgrid.
Jun 26, 2020 // Storage, Australia, Oceania
Considerable decrease in possibly dangerous PV systems in Australia
A very small number of PV systems mounted on Australian roofs are thought about to be possibly unsafe, the nation's Clean Energy Regulator states in a new report. It identifies water entering DC isolators as the greatest danger and the most usual reason for PV system failings.
Jun 25, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Rooftop PV, Australia, rooftop PV, Oceania, Kane Thornton
Australia's first renewable energy area gets 27GW deluge of applications
Strategies to establish the initial of 3 'renewable resource areas' (REZ) in the Australian state of New South Wales have seen an overwhelming degree of rate of interest, with an ask for propositions chalking up a nine-fold oversubscription.
Jun 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, Oceania, new south wales, ARENA, Darren Miller, rez, John Barilaro, renewable energy zone, transgrid
Australian renewables area draws in 27 GW of solar, wind, battery propositions
A plan in the Australian state of New South Wales to build a 3 GW renewable resource area has actually currently drawn in US$ 26.4 billion of project proposals, as well as the state government is currently quadrupling its financing support.
Jun 24, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Policy, Australia, Oceania, Darren Miller, John Barilaro, Paul Italiano
Including 50MW/64.5 MWh to Tesla's large battery in Australia
The Essential Services Commission of South Australia has authorized strategies to expand the Tesla huge battery from 100 MW to 150 MW.
Jun 23, 2020 // Storage, TESLA, Australia, neoen, Oceania
Low-cost straight solar-to-hydrogen passions see the light
The road to low-cost hydrogen production is riddled with gaps and power losses. Scientists in Australia have demonstrated reconsidering solar innovation as well as missing electrolysers could hold great pledge for reaching the hydrogen holy grail.
Jun 22, 2020 // Technology, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, efficiency, Kobad Bhavnagri, solar-to-hydrogen, Siva Krishna Karuturi
Iberdrola to make takeover bid for Infigen Energy in Australia
Spanish electric utility business Iberdrola is set to make a takeover bid for Australian renewables firm Infigen Energy for A$ 840m ($576m).
Jun 19, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Iberdrola, Australia, Oceania, Ignacio Galán, Infigen Energy