Oceania

CBA backs mass rollout of small solar farms with hydrogen battery storage space
Strategies to pilot an innovative all-Australian made hydrogen hybrid battery storage option across 10s of sub-5MW solar farms throughout local Victoria as well as NSW have been underwritten by the Commonwealth Bank.
Oct 22, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, CBA
Rio Tinto eyes 6GW of solar as well as wind as part of decarbonisation press
Mining business Rio Tinto is wanting to release an additional 6GW of solar as well as wind in Australia as part of a new strategy to reduce its carbon exhausts by 50% by 2030.
Oct 20, 2021 // Plants, Australia, Oceania, mining, Western Australia, decarbonisation, mines, Rio Tinto
Frazium Energy inks deal for 100-MW solar park in Eswatini
Australian renewable power manufacturer Frazium Energy has actually tattooed a deal with the government of Eswatini, also known as Swaziland, to develop a 100-MW solar park in the South African Kingdom.
Oct 20, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, Oceania, Eswatini, Solar Park, Frazium Energy
Woodside teams with United States startup to check out solar thermal innovation
Australian oil as well as gas titan Woodside is partnering with U.S.-based focused solar expert Heliogen to construct a 5 MW solar thermal demo plant in California. The project will certainly provide tidy energy with almost 24/7 availability.
Oct 19, 2021 // Technology, Plants, Thermal, USA, Australia, Oceania, North America, Heliogen, PV Power Plant, Bill Gross, Woodside Petroleum
OMERS Infrastructure acquires 49% risk in FRV's Australian renewables business
Canadian pension plan financier OMERS Infrastructure has acquired a 49% interest in the Australian renewable energy platform of utility-scale solar programmer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV).
Oct 18, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Australia, Oceania, frv, OMERS Infrastructure, fotowatio renewable venture
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