ARENA gets 2,800MW of ‘eligible” applications for large-scale solar tender, confirming huge demand for government-sponsored renewable energy auctions.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation puts $50m towards program making it cheaper and easier to adopt low-emissions fleet vehicles in Australia.
New international players attracted to Australia by tenders for large-scale solar, with Queensland, WA and NSW markets attracting most interest.
CEFC’s Oliver Yates says solar-to-hydrogen fuels already cheaper than petrol in regional areas. He would like hydrogen refuelling network to follow NBN. All he needs is fuel cell vehicles.
Construction begins on CSP tower plant for Sundrop Farms – a world first use of large-scale CSP for heat, water and power to grow tomatoes in the SA desert.
Australian government says it wants to accelerate deployment of battery storage in households, to help reduce peak demand and deliver savings on network costs.
Maurice Newman cut as chair of PM business advisory council offers sign Turnbull Coalition is cutting anti-climate ties. But what else will change?
First Solar says tenders from two governments, one agency, and one retailer suggests large scale solar market is about to take off in Australia.
Australia’s largest solar PV farm with sun tracking technology, the 4.1MW Uterne project, is complete, giving Alice Springs one of highest solar penetration levels in country.