Australia

Fortescue Future Industries buys Dutch thin-film solar and H2 firm HyET
Australia's Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has taken a 60% risk in Dutch firm High yield Energy Technologies (HyET) Group to help in its aspiration to supply 15 million tonnes of green hydrogen worldwide by 2030.
Oct 8, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Fortescue Future Industries, FFI, HyET, Julie Shuttleworth
Structure effective and also thermally secure perovskite solar cells making use of Ti ₃ C ₂ TₓMXene.
A new generation of low-cost, lasting and effective solar cells is a step better, thanks to scientists at The University of Queensland.
Oct 6, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, solar cells, perovskite, Oceania, efficiency, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, AIBN, Joe Shapter
Rooftop Solar Sets New Gen Record on Australian Grid Amid RE Boom
With generation capability coming to a head at 9,104 MW at midday on October 6, 2021, roof solar has established yet an additional record in Australia. Even more, in September 2021, renewables provided a record 35.4 per cent share of generation on Australia's main grid.
Oct 6, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Australia, Oceania, rooftop solar, renewables, national energy market, Australian Energy Market Operator
NHOA Bags 200MWh Battery Storage Project in Australia
Energy storage and also e-mobility remedies firm New HOrizons Ahead (NHOA), which was previously known as Engie EPS, has actually won a 200MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Australia.
Oct 6, 2021 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, BESS, Engie EPS, Battery Energy Storage System, e-mobility solutions, New HOrizons Ahead, NHOA
Australian federal government's ARENA plan open to major legal obstacle, claims expert
A leading Australian barrister and also previous head of the Law Council of Australia has said the federal government's strategies to invest public money into nonrenewable fuel source production could be prohibited, is open to severe lawful difficulty as well as is "at odds" with the purpose of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Oct 5, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, ARENA
Total Eren signs solar tracking agreement with Inaccess
Independent power producer (IPP) Total Eren has actually gotten property administration software supplier Inaccess to keep track of the procedure of numerous of its solar PV plants in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and also Kazakhstan.
Oct 4, 2021 // Software, Total Eren, Australia, Argentina, South america, Brazil, Asia, Oceania, kazakhstan, software, SCADA, Inaccess, ipp,
Coolant leakage 'most likely' sparked gigantic Tesla battery fire in Australia
A three-day blaze that entirely incinerated two large Tesla batteries at a vast energy storage space website in Australia was probably triggered by a coolant leakage, safety regulators said Tuesday.
Sep 29, 2021 // Storage, TESLA, Australia, Oceania, Energy Safe Victoria
RES Sells Huge 245MWdc Australian Solar Farm to Iberdrola
UK eco-friendly business RES has actually sold its Avonlie solar advancement project to Spanish electric utility Iberdrola. The project lies in New South Wales, Australia, and also is RES' biggest ever solar advancement with generating capacity standing at 245 MW dc/ 190 MW ac.
Sep 29, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Iberdrola, Australia, Oceania, new south wales, res, solar farm, Ross Rolfe, Avonlie solar development project, Matt Rebbeck
ARENA to support Australian microgrids with brand-new funding
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has released an AU$ 50 million (US$ 36 million) programme to support microgrid pilot projects and also enhance the reliability of electrical energy supply across regional Australia.
Sep 28, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Australia, Oceania, microgrid, ARENA, Microgrids, off-grid
Multi-gigawatt Australian solar-storage Sun Cable project removes more difficulty
A project that bids to combine up to 20GW of solar PV with the world's largest energy storage battery and also a 4,200km-long subsea power cable has relocated a progression after Indonesian authorities greenlit its suggested transmission cable course.
Sep 24, 2021 // Plants, Storage, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, Asia, Oceania, Singapore, Sun Cable, se asia, transmission cables
Rio Tinto continues solar-storage press with new hybrid installation at Australian mine
Mining business Rio Tinto has revealed plans for a brand-new solar project and battery power storage system that will certainly aid to decarbonise an off-grid mine in the Australian state of Queensland.
Sep 20, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, queensland, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, mining, mines, Rio Tinto, Battery Energy Storage System, edl
Photon Energy hands over 1.3-MWp solar-storage system to Lord Howe Island
The governing authority of Australia's Lord Howe Island has been handed over a solar-plus-storage crossbreed power system, an AUD-11.1-million (USD 8.1 m/EUR 6.9 m) project aimed at aiding the tiny island community lower diesel intake.
Sep 17, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, photon energy, solar-storage system
Amp Energy closes funding for 120MW solar project in New South Wales
Renewables programmer Amp Energy has safeguarded financing for a 120MW solar setup in the Australian state of New South Wales that is expected to start energisation in early 2022.
Sep 17, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Natixis, Australia, Oceania, AMP Energy, Dean Cooper
Japanese companies strike Australian green hydrogen deal
MoU with infrastructure firms to analyze gas production and export from Queensland
Sep 15, 2021 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, Japan, Australia, Asia, Marubeni, Oceania, green hydrogen, KANSAI
Wartsila supplies battery to decarbonise Oz mine
9.2 MW energy storage system will certainly resolve a cyclic lots need at an underground center
Sep 15, 2021 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, Wartsila, Zenith Energy