Kane Thornton

Financial investment in Australian renewables down as funding for big batteries skyrockets
Financial dedications for utility-scale renewables projects in Australia have actually slowed to the most affordable level in the past five years, according to the Clean Energy Council (CEC), which exposed investment in large-scale batteries in the nation is booming.
Jun 1, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Battery Storage, Australia, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, Kane Thornton, project financing, renewables investment
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
Australia's ARENA shifts concentrate to 'next-generation innovations' with AU$ 1.6 bn funding package
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will certainly widen its mandate to check out the development of power storage and also hydrogen after safeguarding fresh funding.
Oct 9, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, ARENA, Kane Thornton, Angus Taylor, enegy storage, Kelly O’Shanassy
Australian federal government minimizes support for solar, wind
The Australian government has announced new lasting financing and an increased remit for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency past 2022. The financing bundle, which looks a lot more like a cut than anything else, pushes financial investment away from solar and wind toward innovations like carbon capture and storage.
Sep 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Darren Miller, Kane Thornton, Alan Finkel, Australia Institute, Mark Butler
Victoria takes into consideration 600MW of new renewables to aid drive economic healing
The Australian state of Victoria has started a process to test market interest as well as capacity for brand-new solar, wind and also other renewable energy projects.
Sep 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Victoria, Australia, climate council, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, Kane Thornton, covid-19, Tim Baxter
Solar, wind, storage investment falls down in Australia as threats on designers expand
A brand-new evaluation by the Clean Energy Council discloses a significant fall in the number of large-scale renewable resource projects committed in the second quarter of 2020, with simply 3 projects standing for 410 MW of new ability reaching financial close-- the most affordable degree given that 2017.
Aug 19, 2020 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, Kane Thornton
Large-scale renewable resource investment in Australia hits three-year reduced
Struck by grid connection challenges, large-scale renewable energy projects committed in Australia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 went to their lowest level because 2017, according to new data from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).
Aug 18, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, Clean Energy Council, Kane Thornton, grid connection, covid-19, renewables investment
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
Australian state releases itself from government irons to open even more grid capability
The federal government of Victoria has actually made a decision to damage from nationwide electrical energy guidelines as well as present regulation to fast-track concern projects such as grid range batteries as well as transmission upgrades, as well as include even more big range solar as well as wind. The revealed reforms have actually motivated a flurry of response.
Feb 21, 2020 // Policy, Australia, Oceania, Kane Thornton, Lily D'Ambrosio, Sarah McNamara, Andrew Richards
CEC issues warning over ‘collapse’ in new Australian renewables investment
Australia’s Clean Energy Council (CEC) has issued a stark warning over an apparent collapse in new investments into renewable energy projects.
Sep 11, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Policy, Battery Storage, Australia, Oceania, investment, renewable energy target, Kane Thornton