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Category: Western Australian Government

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Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie wins WA contract to build state’s largest microgrid, ensuring renewables and batteries can lift reliability of supply for Kalbarri.

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Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie Clean Energy proposes 100MW solar farm and 20MWh battery storage to supply mines in Kalgoorlie area, and possibly lithium processing plants as the storage market for electric vehicles and battery storage takes off.

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NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF’s first loan – to the oil and gas industry – is an effective subsidy to accelerate climate change.

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The first Australian utility to embrace era of "base-cost renewables"

The first Australian utility to embrace era of “base-cost renewables”

West Australia’s regional utility Horizon Power has become the first major Australian utility to embrace the concept of “base-cost renewables”, recognising that the plunging cost of solar and wind is set to turn traditional theories of energy supply on their head.

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Australia's biggest merchant solar farm inks deal with Western Power

Australia’s biggest merchant solar farm inks deal with Western Power

Sun Brilliance Power will sell the electricity from its 128MW “merchant” solar farm to the WA grid, after signing deals with Western Power.

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Pilbara Solar eyes NAIF funding for plan to export WA solar to Asia

Pilbara Solar eyes NAIF funding for plan to export WA solar to Asia

Pilbara Solar seeks federal government funding for plan to export WA generated solar power to Indonesia, via a sub-sea cable.

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Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for micro-grid trials in W.A.

Horizon gets ARENA funding for renewable-based micro-grid trials that will reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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WA wind, solar industry in turmoil as green fund cements govt monopoly

WA wind, solar industry in turmoil as green fund cements govt monopoly

Synergy’s new “green fund” will cement its near monopoly powers, and put up to $1bn of wind and solar developments at risk, industry warns.

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WA's Collgar Wind Farm

WA’s Synergy to bring in Dutch fund to bankroll wind and solar farms

WA government owned utility Synergy looking to bring in outside investors to bankroll investments in new wind and solar farms and meet RET obligations.

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Carnegie secures debt finance for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA

Carnegie secures debt finance for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA

Carnegie Clean Energy secures $7.5m construction debt finance facility for 10MW Northam solar farm in WA.

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Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery

Tesla charging stations to link Adelaide with world’s largest battery

Network of car charging stations is being developed in South Australia to allow Tesla drivers to visit world’s biggest lithium-ion battery being built by Elon Musk in state’s north.