Solar driving “paradigm shift” in electricity grid, says new AEMO boss
AEMO's Daniel Westerman says there is a "paradigm shift" in the WA grid thanks to rapid uptake of solar, but battery storage will help manage the change.
“This is renewable energy, don’t be afraid:” Chris Bowen taunts Coalition in House of Reps
Labor's Chris Bowen brandishes a solar panel in Parliament, telling the Morrison government not to be afraid of renewable energy.
Rio Tinto to investigate use of renewable hydrogen in alumina processing
Resources giant Rio Tinto will explore the use of renewable hydrogen in alumina production, as part of a $1.5 million study.
Aldi claims first place in major retailer race to 100 pct renewables in Australia
Aldi has become Australia's first supermarket chain to source 100% renewable electricity for its operations – and has done so six months ahead of schedule.
FRV to add its first battery in Australia with hybrid solar-storage power plant
Solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures will build its first battery in Australia with a hybrid solar-storage power plant near Dalby in southern Queensland.
ACT says it receives 42 proposals for ground-breaking Canberra Big Battery
A plan to build a 250MW Canberra Big Battery attracts strong interest for the biggest aggregation of distributed batteries in the country.
Solar and battery projects added to Gippsland’s bold renewables push
An 80MW solar and battery project proposed for Victoria’s Gippsland region by group looking to establish an Australian Renewables Academy in Sale.
Renewable growth must accelerate to unseat fossil fuel dominance
A new report finds some yawning gaps between the deployment of renewables and what's needed to meet climate targets.
Australia’s energy R&D is a mess: Putting fossil fuels in the driver’s seat won’t help
Australia's funding for climate research has shrunk to nearly nothing since LNP took power. Now it's directing what little is left to fossils, and it's a sad moment for ARENA.
Macquarie invests $140m in Spanish solar tower and parabolic trough projects
Macquarie concludes $140 million debt deal for solar tower and parabolic trough portfolio in Spain.
New Scottish wave power technology takes to the seas for initial tests
Mocean Energy puts its first wave energy conversion prototype, Blue X, to sea at a test site at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
ARENA to fund industrial emitters as Labor, Greens try to protect renewables mandate
ARENA announces new funding for industrial emitters as Labor and Greens seek to halt changes that would direct money towards Coalition's preferred technologies.