Oceania

Prefabricated solar tech firm 5B protects ARENA grant, launches AU$ 33m innovation programme
Prefabricated solar services producer 5B is seeking to improve the scalability as well as cost of its modern technology through an AU$ 33.4 million (US$ 24 million) innovation program as well as support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Jan 19, 2022 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, ARENA, Nicole Kuepper-Russell
Australian LNG carrier Woodside plots 500MW solar, 400MWh energy storage project
Australian LNG gamer Woodside Energy has tabled plans to develop a utility-scale solar-storage project with a generation capacity of as much as 500MW in Western Australia.
Jan 13, 2022 // Plants, Storage, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Australia, hybrid, Oceania, Western Australia, renewable energy zones, solar-storage, woodside
Australian RE Agency Grants $40 M to Drive Ultra Low Cost Solar
Ultra low cost solar was lately added as a concern technology in the Australian Government's most current Low Emissions Technology Statement (LETS). In support of ultra low cost solar, ARENA has actually set an enthusiastic target of 'Solar 30 30 30', to boost solar cell performance to 30 percent and also lower the complete cost of building and construction of utility scale solar farms to 30 cents per watt by 2030.
Jan 11, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, ARENA, Darren Miller, Australian Renewable Energy Agency, Low Emissions Technology Statement, LETS, R&D funding round
Goldman Sachs invests in compressed air storage
The $250m will certainly aid Hydrostor create 1.1 GW of projects and also broaden its pipe worldwide
Jan 10, 2022 // Storage, California, USA, Australia, Oceania, North America, Goldman Sachs, Curtis VanWalleghem, Charlie Gailliot
Insight takes full ownership of Queensland solar set
Financier has actually obtained 51% shareholding in the functional Oakey 1 as well as Longreach PV farms
Jan 4, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, solar farm, Foresight Solar Fund Limited
Solar PV, wind continue to be most inexpensive generation technologies in Australia
New research study has actually exposed that solar PV as well as wind continue to be the least expensive new-build electrical energy generation choices in Australia, even when considering their additional combination expenses such as power storage space and also transmission.
Dec 20, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, LCOE, Oceania, CSIRO, cost declines
Greenspot intends 500 MW/1,000 MWh battery at former coal-fired nuclear power plant in Australia
New South Wales-based development business Greenspot has actually lodged a planning application for a substantial 500 MW/1,000 MWh battery power storage space system to be built at the site of the shuttered coal-fired Wallerawang Power Station near Lithgow in the Central Tablelands.
Dec 17, 2021 // Storage, Australia, Oceania, Greenspot, Brett Hawkins
APA register offtaker for second 44-MW stage of Queensland solar project
Australian power infrastructure company APA Group (ASX: APA) will certainly move ahead with a 2nd 44-MW stage of the Mica Creek solar project in Queensland after signing up a second customer.
Dec 17, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, Solar Project, APA
Iberdrola obtains Australian solar EPC company Autonomous Energy
Spanish energy business Iberdrola is proceeding its expansion in Australia's solar field with the purchase of design, procurement and building (EPC) supplier Autonomous Energy.
Dec 17, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, EPC, Iberdrola, Australia, Oceania, m&a, acquisition, Autonomous Energy
Alinta powers up 60-MW Australian solar farm for Fortescue
Alinta Energy's 60-MW Chichester Hub remote solar farm in Western Australia has actually begun providing power to iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (ASX: FMG), the two business introduced on Wednesday.
Dec 15, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, alinta, solar farm, Fortescue
SUSI Partners purchases 50% risk in Australian residential solar-storage supplier
Swiss fund supervisor SUSI Partners has actually obtained a 50% interest in Starling Energy Group, an Australian installer of incorporated solar PV as well as energy storage space systems for the domestic field.
Dec 13, 2021 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, VPP, virtual power plant, acquisition, SUSI Partners, Starling Energy Group
Australia's Northern Territory fast tracks US$ 10bn green hydrogen facilit
The US$ 10.75 billion Desert Bloom Hydrogen project in Australia's Northern Territory has been given Major Project Status by the regional federal government, fast tracking the project and paving the way for industrial manufacturing of the 10GW green hydrogen facility by 2023.
Dec 13, 2021 // Solar to Fuel, Northern Territory, Australia, Oceania, green hydrogen, electrolysis, aqua aerem, desert bloom, green hydrogen production, sanguine impact investment
Rise of Solar Rooftops to Accelerate Coal's Exit in Australia
Power sector is undertaking a more rapid adjustment, AEMO states About half of residences anticipated to have roof solar by 2032
Dec 10, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Rooftop PV, Australia, AEMO, Oceania
Fortescue, AGL Energy bid to transform NSW coal plants right into wind and also PV-powered hydrogen centers
Mining gigantic Fortescue is to partner with Australian energy major AGL Energy to take a look at the potential of repurposing tradition coal properties for renewables-powered green hydrogen centers.
Dec 9, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, AGL Energy, Oceania, coal, green hydrogen, decarbonisation, Fossil Fuels, electrolysers, Fortescue, solar-hydrogen
VH Global buys 2nd Aussie solar farm under strategy to add storage to PV
UK investment firm VH Global Lasting Energy Opportunities (LON: GSEO) has actually settled the purchase of a 10.9-MW solar farm site in Queensland, Australia, spending GBP 5.9 million (USD 7.8 m/EUR 6.9 m), the firm stated today.
Dec 8, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Australia, Europe, Oceania, solar farm, VH Global