Oceania

SMA to support the second largest solar farm in Queensland
SMA has closed an agreement with Sterling and also Wilson for the 162 MW "Columboola Solar Farm", the second biggest solar farm in Queensland, Australia. 39 Medium Voltage Power Stations and an SMA Power Plant Controller to control the electrical power flows in the PV plant will create the backbone of the project.
Nov 25, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Australia, SMA, Oceania, solar farm, Joshua Birmingham
Australia's Ambitious $16 Billion Solar Project Will Be The World's Biggest
The world's most ambitious renewable resource project to day is the recommended Australia-- ASEAN Power Link. This project would combine the globe's largest solar farm, the largest battery, as well as the longest undersea electricity cable. The 10 gigawatt (GW) solar farm would cover 30,000 acres in Australia's warm Northern Territory. That is about the matching of 9 million roof solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) panels.
Nov 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, NREL, Australia, Oceania, Siemens, Solar Project
Construction begins on solar glass greenhouse
The Australian wise building products firm ClearVue Technologies Limited has actually started construction on a clear solar glass greenhouse at Murdoch University south of Perth. It's the very first commercial-scale technology presentation using the ClearVue technology in a safeguarded cropping farming setup. The primary building and construction is to be completed by December with completing and also appointing in early 2021. The Murdoch University will conduct trials in the greenhouse.
Nov 23, 2020 // BIPV, Technology, Australia, Oceania, Chengdao Li, ClearVue Technologies Limited, Ken Jagger, solar glass greenhouse
STI Norland to establish brand-new subsidiary in Australia
Spanish STi Norland S.L., supplier of PV trackers as well as fixed-tilt structures, has opened up a long-term workplace in Melbourne, Victoria, with the purpose of developing and also establishing its visibility in the Australian as well as Asia-Pacific solar tracker markets.
Nov 19, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Spain, Australia, Europe, Oceania, pv trackers, STi Norland S.L.
Home Solar Demand Surges Through the Roof in 2020
All over the world, the property solar sector is solid. Lockdown limitations have offered customers extra reason to take notice of their power costs, and more time to pursue residence enhancements like solar.
Nov 18, 2020 // Residential, Market Research, USA, Germany, Australia, Europe, Oceania, North America
Australia's Leanings Towards Battery Storage Space Over New Transmission
It is obvious that power circulation firms around the world are taking into consideration energy storage choices in a big means to enhance or perhaps delay financial investments in transmission system updates. Part of the reason is the greater share of periodic renewable energy, yet another is just the variable nature of power need, where a network can be severely under, or over-utilised at long times of the day. With terms like "digital transmission" in Australia as well as "GridBooster" in Germany, the pipeline of energy storage space tasks is expanding bigger every quarter, after having been estimated at 3 GW at the beginning of this year.
Nov 18, 2020 // Storage, Battery Storage, Australia, Oceania, AER, hornsdale battery
Victoria supplies extra rebates for rooftop solar and residence battery installments
The Australian state of Victoria has increased down on its rooftop solar as well as house battery aid programme as part of a drive to assist households cover the price of their power expenses while making residential or commercial properties more energy effective.
Nov 17, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Rooftop PV, Victoria, Battery Storage, Australia, Lily D’Ambrosio, rooftop PV, Oceania, covid-19
Australian hydrogen project including 5GW of renewables safeguards investment firm backing
A Western Australian renewable hydrogen center that will be powered by 5GW of solar PV and onshore wind has actually safeguarded the support of Danish investment company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP).
Nov 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Solar to Fuel, Australia, hydrogen, Oceania, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, CIP, Michael Hannibal
Fortescue intends to build 235 GW renewable ability
Billionaire Andrew Forrest's Australian mining firm Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has revealed strategies to construct 235 GW of set up eco-friendly capacity, mainly solar as well as wind. According to news agency "Reuters", FMG's completely owned subsidiary Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd. (FFI) has actually currently signed preliminary offers, and a group of execs is seeking other partners, however did not supply a timeline.
Nov 12, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Australia, Oceania, Fortescue Metals Group
Australian scientists build brand-new AI that might resolve challenge of less costly solar power
If flicks are to be thought, artificial intelligence is a one-way ticket to a dystopian future, with films like The Terminator, Blade Runner as well as The Matrix indicating a stark future for mankind-- but new Australian research study recommends AI might really play a vital duty in preventing the environment dilemma.
Nov 11, 2020 // Technology, Australia, solar cells, Oceania, Monash University, organic solar cells, RMIT University, Nastaran Meftahi
Lightsource BP inks 1.4 GW solar tracker offer
Variety Technologies' tools will certainly be released with projects in the US, Australia and also Spain
Nov 10, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, USA, Spain, Australia, Lightsource BP, Europe, Oceania, North America, Nick Boyle
Australia's Northern Territory eyes 'electrical energy superhighway' to make it possible for renewables assimilation
The growth of long-distance transmission links that can support the development of renewable energy areas in Australia's Northern Territory (NT) is being explored by the city government.
Nov 10, 2020 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Grids, Northern Territory, Australia, solar-plus-storage, Oceania, renewable energy zone, transmission line
Chile and South Australia established sights on eco-friendly hydrogen exports
Enthusiastic proposals to increase environment-friendly hydrogen production in Chile and South Australia have been introduced this week, as both look to capitalize growing supplies of renewables to help decarbonise their economic situations and also meet eco-friendly energy targets.
Nov 5, 2020 // Storage, Australia, Chile, South Australia, South america, hydrogen, climate council, Oceania, Juan Carlos Jobet, green hydrogen, Amanda McKenzie, Steven Marshall
Neoen wins bid to build 300MW Oz battery
Energy storage project in Victoria is being provided with Tesla as well as is due online by the end of 2021
Nov 5, 2020 // Storage, TESLA, Victoria, Australia, neoen, Lily D’Ambrosio, Oceania, Louis de Sambucy
'Everything about the sun': Solar plant powers up at Sol brewery
Inauguration of solar plant at Sol brewery in Netherlands will certainly help parent firm Heineken reach goal of attaining 70 per cent renewable energy across its production centers
Nov 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, UK, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Netherlands, Africa, South Africa, Sol brewery, Diederik Vos