Rio Tinto Plans Solar-Battery Park for Queensland Mine
Rio Tinto is set to fuel its bauxite mine in Queensland, Australia with a 12.4-MW solar park and integrated battery. Aiming to reduce diesel power consumption by 37% and carbon footprint by 14,000 tonnes per year, this 18 MW solar facility is due to be switched on by early 2025.
Dec 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Rio Tinto
Acciona Preps 380-MWp Solar Park in Australia
Acciona, a Spanish energy giant, is set to build the 380MW Aldoga solar project in Queensland, Australia, in 2024, creating 350 jobs and providing renewable energy to 185,000 households. Acciona's project will also power the 2.24GW Central Queensland Hydrogen Project, producing green hydrogen for export and local industries.
Dec 4, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, Acciona, PV Power Plant
Aldoga Solar Farm: 380MW to Power CQ-H2
Acciona Energía's revolutionary solar farm, expected to be the largest in Australia, is set to revolutionise the country's renewable energy sector by 2026. Be part of this exciting project!
Dec 1, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, acciona energia
GenusPlus Secures AUD 90M in WA Battery Project
GenusPlus Group proudly awarded $90M AUD contract for civil & electrical works at the 200-MW/800-MWh Kwinana Battery Stage Two. Installation and commissioning of 300 battery units and 72 inverters to create Western Australia's second grid-scale energy storage system. Onsite works started in July 2021, operational by 2024.
Nov 29, 2023 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, GenusPlus
Edenvale Solar Revolution: Gransolar's Impactful Contribution
GRS inaugurates 204 MW Edenvale Solar Park in Queensland, Australia; the PV plant built for Sojitz Corp. and ENEOS Corp. produces 425,000 MWh/y and prevents 300,000 t of CO2 emissions. Officials such as Minister Cameron Dick support the green energy development, and Jordi Vega of Gransolar credits the project for the company's successful track record.
Nov 29, 2023 // Plants, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, GRS
Horizon Power Lights Up WA Solar Farm
Horizon Power's Major Projects Midwest Solar Program is now in full swing in Cue, Western Australia. With 259kW solar and 336kWh BESS, this project is expected to save $900k/yr and reduce 2,100 tons of CO2 emissions annually. Supported by $13.5 million in Commonwealth funding, completion of the project is expected in early 2024.
Nov 27, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Horizon Power
Trina Solar Conquers Australia with 1 GW MoU
Trina Solar signs 1GW Vertex Module supply deal with Solar Juice in Australia to boost its presence and meet the growing demand for its Vertex S+ modules. Get the latest on the commercial and industrial Vertex N modules for your business.
Nov 17, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Trina Solar
Samsung C&T to Build Green Hub in Australia
Samsung C&T Corp. has signed an MoU to develop a mega-scale complex for renewable energy, battery storage, hydrogen production, and more in Australia. Discover the potential of this ambitious project with Samsung's commitment to 100% renewables.
Nov 15, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, Samsung C&T
Aussies Heat Ceramics to 1450F with Solar Power
Unlock the power of the sun with breakthrough concentrated solar power. Australian scientists have pushed thermal energy storage to new heights, heating ceramic particles to 803°C & storing it for up to 15 hours. This could be a key to low-cost renewable energy for Australia & beyond.
Nov 13, 2023 // Technology, Australia, Oceania
BIPV's Efficiency Boost: 4.5% Increase
Experience the benefits of roof albedo for improved PV system efficiency and mitigate urban heat island effect with Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV). A research report conducted by researchers from the University of South Wales (Australia) and Calcutta University has revealed its importance.
Nov 9, 2023 // Technology, bipv, Australia, Oceania, Building-integrated photovoltaics, efficiency, University of South Wales, Calcutta University
Neoen's Hangover: Battery Decline & Solar Farm Contract Cuts Earnings
Neoen: Australia's Leading Renewable Energy Developer - Revenues down 8% in Q3 but strong 9-month results. 412 MW Goyder South Wind, 219 MW/876 MWh Battery, 10 GW capacity by 2025+ - Ebitda €700 million+.
Nov 6, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, neoen, Oceania
Fortescue Axes $Multi-Billion Renewables Hub in Australia
Fortescue Metals Group has abandoned its Uaroo Renewable Energy Hub plans. Read on to find out why, and the implications for the company's decarbonisation strategy. Discover what the EPA's role was in the cancellation of the project.
Nov 6, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Australia, Oceania, Fortescue
Multi-Billion Polysilicon Factory for QLD
Investment manager Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners is making a multi-billion-dollar move in North Queensland, Australia - creating a polysilicon factory powered by green energy, to produce silica quartz for solar panels & batteries. Over 1,000 jobs in construction & operation await - subject to government approvals. Townsville & the region are set for a sustainable technology hub & new job opportunities!
Oct 31, 2023 // Manufacturing News, Australia, queensland, Oceania, quinbrook infrastructure partners
Solar's Record Drop: Prices, Coal, Grid Demand
Australia's electricity grid is transforming: Renewables pushed prices down by 71%, solar set wholesale price on 72% of intervals and 10GW of new projects under construction. Don't miss out on saving money and ensuring reliability with renewable energy.
Oct 23, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania
Osaka Gas Forges 500MW Renewables Deal in Australia
Osaka Gas Energy Oceania and ACE Power team up to co-develop 500 MW of solar and battery storage projects in Australia with Project Genesis. This collaboration supports Osaka Gas' Carbon Neutral Vision and long-term e-methane goals. Discover more about the project.
Oct 16, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Osaka Gas Energy Oceania, ACE Power