Solar energy aircraft which could be air-borne for a year finishes very first trip
The PHASA-35 has actually been created as well as introduced within 2 years as well as might find woodland fires and also be made use of for maritime monitoring.
Feb 17, 2020 // Transport, Australia, oceania, PHASA-35, Ian Muldowney
Rio Tinto to Build Solar Plant in Western Australia to Power Iron Ore Mine
Rio Tinto has actually authorized a financial investment in a solar plant at the Koodaideri mine in Western Australia, in addition to a lithium-ion BESS to power mining procedures
Feb 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, oceania, BESS, solar plant, International, Rio Tinto, Chris Salisbury
Fotowatio protects funding for Aussie 85-MW solar project
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Saudi Arabia's Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has actually safeguarded the required funding to know the 85-MW A/C Winton Solar ranch project in the Australian state of Victoria.
Feb 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Asia, oceania, fotowatio
Coronavirus can trigger PV module, battery cell scarcities in Australia
As the episode takes its toll on photovoltaic panel as well as battery production in China, Australia is supporting for interruptions in the supply chain.
Feb 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance, Australia, oceania, Coronavirus
A titanium solar cell with 24% effectiveness
The Australian research team which developed the device said the higher efficiency was achieved through a nanowire design which eliminates the interface inside the titanium dioxide band.
Feb 13, 2020 // Technology, Australia, solar cell, oceania, titanium, Ziqi Sun
Australia's renewables turmoil triggers solar leave of leading EPC gamer
The building contractor of several of Australia's biggest solar plants will certainly not handle any type of brand-new market agreements, in the middle of insurance claims that grid after effects and also various other elements have actually annihilated the marketplace possibility.
Feb 13, 2020 // Markets & Finance, EPC, Australia, oceania, mlf, downer, grid challenges, Give Fenn
Coronavirus can set you back Chinese battery manufacturers 26 GWh of outcome
Since of the break out, WoodMac experts claim the quantity of brand-new battery production capability included in the country this year might drop by as much as 10%. With Tesla's Shanghai gigafactory influenced by the prolonged new-year-holiday closure, the expert warned of possible supply scarcities for Australia as well as the U.S. as well as U.K.
Feb 12, 2020 // Manufacturing, Markets & Finance, Storage, USA, LG CHEM, TESLA, South Korea, China, United Kingdom, Australia, Europe, Asia, woodmac, oceania, North America
Solar and also wind press wholesale power rates to record lows in Australia
The uptick of renewables in Australia has actually aided cause three-year lows for wholesale power costs on the nation's biggest power market.
Feb 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance, Storage, Grids, Rooftop PV, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, AEMO, oceania, curtailment, national energy market, grid curtailment
'Fuel drops from the skies': The solar transformation boiling down the roadway
Long the pursuit and dream of technology geeks and futurists, self-charging electric vehicles available for a mass market may not be too many years down the track.
Feb 10, 2020 // Transport, Toyota, Australia, oceania, Fuel, Ned Ekins-Daukes, Ekins-Daukes
Covering selects Australia's Queensland for initial large solar play
Royal Dutch Shell has actually established its sights on Australia as the residence of what it states is its very first utility-scale solar plant, a project it will certainly utilize to power its close-by gas procedures.
Feb 10, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Australia, pv power plants, solar pv, queensland, oceania, shell
Power Ledger wins agreement with Italian power utility
Australian peer-to-peer (P2P) power trading leader Power Ledger has actually won a financially rewarding agreement with Alperia SpA, among Italy's biggest eco-friendly power energies.
Feb 7, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance, Italy, Australia, Europe, oceania, Power Ledger, Jemma Green, Anna Lena Hörter
Canadian Solar, Lightsource BP Indication 1.2 GW Module Supply Contract
Canadian Solar has actually signed a multi-year module supply arrangement with Lightsource BP to provide 1.2 GW of high effectiveness polycrystalline solar modules
Feb 6, 2020 // Markets & Finance, USA, Canadian Solar, Australia, Lightsource BP, oceania, North America, International, Kareen Boutonnat, Shawn Qu
Nonflammable electrolyte for high-performance potassium batteries
Australian scientists have established a nonflammable electrolyte for potassium and potassium-ion batteries, for applications in next-generation energy-storage systems beyond lithium innovation.
Feb 3, 2020 // Technology, Storage, Australia, oceania, electrolyte, Zaiping Guo
Vena Energy to start building major storage project in Australia
According to the announcement by Australian unit of Vena Energy, it is going to start constructing a grid scale Battery Energy Storage System in Western Downs Region in the nearest future. The BESS will be located not far from the town of Wandoan and will become the biggest array of the kind throughout the state.
Feb 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, ENERGY STORAGE, Australia, oceania, battery, Vena Energy
Vision glass glass by Solarwatt can withstand Australia’s cyclones
Vision glass glass solar technology developed by the European market leader Solarwatt has successfully passed tests for cyclone resistance in Darwin – the capital city of Australian Northern Territory.
Feb 2, 2020 // Manufacturing, Australia, solar pv, oceania, Solarwatt, Vision, glass-glass