Tender opens for Darwin big battery that will support more solar and displace gas generation and slash operating costs.
Northern Territory Government
Origin Energy restarts fracking in Beetaloo basin after Covid-19 triggered pause, a project that could cause Australia to blow through its carbon targets.
Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility backs 10MW solar and battery power station south of Darwin, and a neighbouring gas plant.
A new big battery, home battery incentives, and a battery-based VPP – all put on fast-track for Alice Springs with $2.1m funding boost from ARENA this week.
Northern Territory unveils Renewable Hydrogen Strategy to become a world leader in transition to renewable hydrogen on path to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Northern Territory government outlines list of key electricity market reforms in long-awaited first step to smoothing way to 50% renewables grid by 2030.
Sun Cable proposes 100MW/200MWh big battery for Darwin, to lower costs and make local grid more reliable, as precursor for world’s biggest solar and storage project.
Solar farm developers say the proposed big battery in Darwin is likely too small to do the job required, and urge shift to time of use tariffs for rooftop installations.
Northern Territory to provide $6,000 grant for homes and businesses to install battery storage, funded by a cut in the solar feed in tariff.
Northern Territory finally endorses big battery for Darwin grid, which will deliver 5-year payback and help expansion of solar power needed to meet 50% renewables target.