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Category: CleanTech Bites

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Australia wind energy's record day of production in August

Australia wind energy’s record day of production in August

Wind energy posts record output in August, with renewables delivering 25 per cent of all demand at the evening peak.

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Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy "battery of Australia"

Tasmania ups quest to become renewable energy “battery of Australia”

ARENA tips $2.5m into feasibility studies for doubling of Tasmania hydro capacity and developing 2.5GW of pumped hydro storage.

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Tesla plans big battery party, still waiting on Victoria tender

Tesla plans big battery party, still waiting on Victoria tender

Tesla prepares to announce “big battery” milestone, as Musk drops in for a space conference and storage industry awaits results of Victoria tender.

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Work begins on world's biggest solar tower and storage plant

Work begins on world’s biggest solar tower and storage plant

Work begins in Dubai on world’s largest solar tower with storage facility, featuring a 260m tower.

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Liddell: It would cost $900 million to keep it open another 10 years

Liddell: It would cost $900 million to keep it open another 10 years

Liddell coal generator visit reveals a work-force that wants it to close. Even betting agencies are punting on its closure.

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Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland big solar boom continues, as another 150MW project approved

Queensland’s Western Downs Region continues large-scale solar boom, with approval of 300MW battery ready Beelbee PV farm.

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Brisbane Airport rolls out massive 6MW solar project

Brisbane Airport rolls out massive 6MW solar project

Huge 6MW solar upgrade at Brisbane Airport will supply 18% of electricity needs and save around $1m a year on energy bills.

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Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria

Wirsol Energy adds ready-to-build 110MW Wemen solar farm near Mildura to its planned 1GW by 2020 pipeline.

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Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project

Windlab lands 10-year PPA with CS Energy for ground-breaking wind-solar-battery storage project in north Queensland.

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia’s potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Solar households to help power Melbourne stadium, in new pilot

Innovative EnergyAustralia pilot scheme allows solar customers to trade excess rooftop PV generation with MCG, in exchange for VIP stadium experiences.