German energy giant RWE seeks social license for 1GW wind project in western Victoria
RWE is proposing to install 145 turbines on around 14,000 hectares of farmland at Campbells Bridge in the Northern Grampians and Yarriambiack shires.
World’s biggest CSP plant, with tallest solar power tower, inaugurated in Dubai
COP28 host inaugurates world's largest concentrated solar power project, featuring the world’s tallest solar tower, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Energy Insiders Podcast: Victoria’s SEC and its first big battery play
Vic SEC boss Chris Miller on the state-owned corporation’s first big battery play, and what’s next. Plus: All the news of the week.
Vast wins backing of global energy giant to push multiple solar thermal projects
Vast's concentrated solar plans have attracted another big-name backer, with EDF Australia pledging €10 million towards "multiple" CSP projects.
Genex bags another big customer to complete trifecta for unique Kidston wind, solar and storage hub
Genex lands 15-year contract for Kidston wind, paving the way for the completion of a unique trifecta of wind, solar and pumped hydro storage at the Queensland hub.
Australia mends Pacific ties with climate fund millions, but keeps coal alive
Albanese government contributes a foundational $100m to the Pacific Resilience Facility and rejoins Green Climate Fund with a $50m offering.
Air storage pioneer inks first of its kind deal to keep lights on in Australia’s Silver City
Hydrostor signs "first of its kind" deal for its compressed air storage technology to be used as an emergency backstop to keep the lights on in Broken Hill.
Reece Whitby named minister “to spearhead” W.A.’s clean energy transition
Former journalist Reece Whitby named new energy minister in Western Australia, adding to his climate change and environment portfolios.
Anti-renewables hypocrisy will not save koalas
Politicians and conservative media commentators drumming up anti-renewables sentiment in the guise of protecting biodiversity and koala habitat is blatant hypocrisy.
Zen Energy inks deal to power supermarkets and offices with Queensland solar
A solar farm in Queensland's Western Downs region will power more than a dozen retail, office and industrial sites as part of a new six-year deal.
“Major influx:” Batteries lead charge as renewables and storage grid applications double
Applications for connections to the grid from new renewable and storage projects have more than doubled in the past year, and it's taking less time.
Solar module prices are at record lows, but they could halve again by 2040
The meteoric rise of solar PV – the quiet conqueror of coal around the globe – is showing no sign of slowing down because the cost of production is sinking to record lows.