Oceania

Victoria intends grid upgrades to sustain renewable resource zones
The Australian state of Victoria has introduced six grid upgrade projects as part of efforts to open new renewables investment.
Aug 3, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Grids, Victoria, Australia, Oceania, rez
Fire at Tesla Big Battery in Victoria Places The Spotlight On Threats
With large storage in focus globally for its role, the battery fire in Australia will put the emphasis back on security. Though overall, the dangers continue to be little of significant damages, the fact that these batteries are readied to play such an important duty in total grid balancing, implies unique efforts to understand even more fool evidence protection as well as safety and security.
Aug 2, 2021 // Storage, TESLA, Victoria, Australia, neoen, Oceania
The sunlight that powers solar panels additionally damages them ... yet 'gallium doping' is providing a service
The procedure of making gallium-doped photovoltaic panels was under a patent till last year. It's just since this approach has started to pick up vapor.
Aug 2, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, Solar Panels, solar cells, Oceania, PV panel, University of New South Wales’s School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering, gallium
BHP, TransAlta to Build $54 M Solar+ Storage Space Project in Western Australia
Mining titan BHP has actually appointed a 48.2 MW solar-plus-storage hybrid power center to assist power its Nickel West procedures. This will aid BHP minimize exhausts from electricity use at Mt Keith and Leinster by 12 percent, based on FY2020 levels, said the firm.
Aug 2, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, Oceania, John Kousinioris, bhp, transalta, Eddy Haegel
Scientist Make Instance for Gallium-doped p-type Heterojunction Solar Cells
Australian-Russian Research team has actually created Gallium-doped p-type SHJ solar cell wafers. They are 22.6% efficient with better stability and also cheaper costs.
Jul 26, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Australia, solar cells, heterojunction, Oceania, Hevel Solar, n-type solar wafers, p-type gallium-doped wafers, Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, University of New South Wales
New South Wales federal government authorizes plan for 400MW solar farm with 200MWh battery storage space
Stubbo Solar Farm and Battery, a project under growth in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, which would certainly pair 400MW of solar with 200MW/ 200MWh of battery energy storage space, has actually taken a step better to going on.
Jul 16, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, Oceania, solar farm
NSW Govt Gives Go-ahead to 400 MW Solar-Battery Plant in Australia
The Stubbo Solar Farm and Battery project will be integrated in the Central West-Orana Renewable Energy Zone, Australia. It will include 800,000 single-axis tracking solar modules and a battery energy storage system.
Jul 16, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Australia, Oceania, new south wales, Renewable Energy, Killian Wentrup, Orana region, Stubbo Solar Farm and Battery project, UPC\AC Renewables
AEMO principal wants Australia's grids prepared for 100% renewables by 2025
The new principal of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has said he desires the country's grids to be with the ability of dealing with 100% renewables by 2025.
Jul 16, 2021 // Grids, Australia, AEMO, Oceania, rooftop solar, Daniel Westerman
Asia Pacific PV ability to triple by 2030 as China leads development, claims Wood Mackenzie
Solar PV capacity in Asia Pacific might triple to 1,500 GW by 2030, with China driving deployment and Indonesia readied to be the area's fastest-growing market, according to Wood Mackenzie.
Jul 14, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Japan, India, Wood Mackenzie, China, Australia, Asia, Oceania, Indonesia, Vietnam, Asia Pacific
World's Biggest Green Energy Center Recommended for Western Australia
The world's largest renewable energy project has been proposed in Western Australia, covering a location half the size of Belgium.
Jul 13, 2021 // Plants, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Belgium, Martin Tengler, Alanna McTiernan
Power Ledger releases next generation blockchain, moves away from Ethereum
Power Ledger will certainly migrate its own blockchain platform, the Powerledger Energy Blockchain, from Ethereum to a Solana-based blockchain.
Jul 13, 2021 // Blockchain, Australia, Oceania, Power Ledger, Jemma Green, John Bulich
SmartestEnergy inks Oz solar offtake
PPA with PAG covers 30 projects which also intends to rollout eco-friendly hydrogen manufacturing at the websites
Jul 12, 2021 // Plants, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, PPA, Australia, Oceania, green hydrogen, Alan Yu, SMARTESTENERGY
Mixing it up: A low-cost means to make efficient, steady perovskite solar cells at business scale
An essential part of next-generation solar panels can be developed without pricey, high-temperature construction methods, demonstrating a pathway to huge scale, inexpensive manufacturing for commercial applications.
Jun 30, 2021 // Technology, Australia, solar cells, perovskite, Oceania, efficiency, CSIRO, ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science
Artificial intelligence for solar power is supercomputer kryptonite
Supercomputers can find themselves out of a job thanks to a collection of new machine learning versions that generate rapid, precise outcomes making use of a normal laptop computer.
Jun 26, 2021 // Technology, Australia, solar cells, Oceania, RMIT University, ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, supercomputer kryptonite, Carl Belle
Australian eco-friendly hydrogen hub blocked by federal government
Plans for an environment-friendly hydrogen hub in Australia that would certainly feature 26GW of solar as well as wind have actually been turned down by the federal government as a result of the project's environmental impacts.
Jun 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Solar to Fuel, Australia, Oceania, green hydrogen, asian renewable energy hub, Dan Gocher