New Zealand's South Island to Harness Solar Power and Agriculture in Lodestone's Three PV Parks
Lodestone Energy secures consent for three solar power plants in New Zealand, combining renewable energy with agriculture for a sustainable future.
Jan 23, 2024 // Plants, New Zealand, Oceania, PV Power Plant
Electrifying Australian Trucks: The Key to Slashing Transport Emissions
New study reveals electric trucks as the top choice for slashing road transport emissions, with potential cuts of 75-85% over their lifespan. Hydrogen trucks lag behind, and their future remains uncertain.
Jan 19, 2024 // Transport, Australia, Oceania, truck
New Push for Aussie Solar: Tindo Pitches $100m Mod Gigafactory
Adelaide-based Tindo unveils plans to build a $90-100 million "gigafactory" in Australia, backed by federal government support. The ambitious project relies on ARENA funding, state initiatives, and the 2022 IRA. With the right support, Australia's last remaining solar panel producer can kick start a domestic upstream supply chain.
Jan 8, 2024 // Manufacturing News, Australia, PV module, Oceania
Solar Project Dismantled: Taxpayer Funds Wasted?
The DeGrussa solar and battery project, funded by ARENA, has been set for dismantling 7 years prior to its expected 25 year lifespan. Despite its premature end, Neoen is optimistic that its components can be repurposed, but questions remain about the financial return on the investment.
Jan 2, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant
Tilt Turns Cornerstone of Latrobe Valley's BESS
Tilt Renewables marks a historic milestone with the launch of Australia's first privately-funded 100-MW/200-MWh BESS in Victoria's Latrobe Valley. The AUD 243 million project is expected to be connected to the grid by 2024 and provide much-needed energy support for peak periods.
Dec 11, 2023 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, Tilt Renewables
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
New Zealand's Largest Solar Farm Plan Goes to Consultation
Mackenzie Basin Solar Farm Proposal: Far North Solar Farm seeks to build a 420MWp solar farm in the Mackenzie Basin, providing 100,000 homes with clean energy. Explore the 670 hectare site, its flat landscape & proximity to infrastructure. National fast-tracking of renewable energy projects in the area.
Nov 30, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, New Zealand, Oceania, PV Power Plant
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
New Zealand's 'New Era' of Power: Lodestone's Kaitāia Solar Farm
Welcome to a new era of energy in New Zealand with Lodestone Energy's Kaitāia farm, the country's largest solar farm, generating 55 GWh of power annually. See how this agri-voltaic design benefits residential and commercial energy consumers, such as The Warehouse Group.
Nov 27, 2023 // Plants, New Zealand, Oceania, PV Power Plant
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