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Category: Northern Territory Government

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Putting the Northern Territory on Australia's energy map

Putting the Northern Territory on Australia’s energy map

While the NT accounts for only one percent of the total population, it is about a sixth of Australia’s total land mass and with world class solar resource.

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Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Solar and battery microgrid nears completion at NT Air Force site

Carnegie Clean Energy says Delamere Air Weapons Range solar and storage microgrid is nearly complete, and ready to cut the facility’s diesel use by 61%.

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Remote NT community goes "solar only" by day

Remote NT community goes “solar only” by day

Indigenous community of Daly River officially running on solar only during day, after installation of 1MW PV and 2MWh lithium-ion battery system.

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Greensmith Energy’s Texas Waves Energy Storage project now operational

Greensmith Energy’s Texas Waves Energy Storage project now operational

Greensmith Energy, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has successfully completed two grid-scale energy storage systems in partnership with E.ON Climate & Renewables in Texas.

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Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

Northern Territory launches tender for up to 45MW grid-scale battery storage

NT calls for expressions of interest to develop battery storage system of 25-45MW to support grid in Darwin and Katherine.

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Northern Territory to release 50% renewables plan next week

Northern Territory to release 50% renewables plan next week

Northern Territory government expected to unveil roadmap for 50 per cent renewable energy target next week.

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States gobsmacked by lack of detail, research in Turnbull's NEG

States gobsmacked by lack of detail, research in Turnbull’s NEG

States stunned by lack of detail in new energy policy. In a testy phone hook-up they were told all the government had was a press release and an eight-page letter.

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NT indigenous communities begin shift to hybrid solar and storage

NT indigenous communities begin shift to hybrid solar and storage

ARENA backed NT project commissions first 10 solar, battery storage systems, cutting diesel fuel use by more than a million litres a year.

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Vector/LG Chem win 5MW battery storage tender for Alice Springs

Vector/LG Chem win 5MW battery storage tender for Alice Springs

Vector wins tender with LG Chem battery storage, which allow significant increase in solar capacity in Alice Springs and a payback in 4 years.

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Territory poll result puts wind and solar go-slow govts in minority

Territory poll result puts wind and solar go-slow govts in minority

Labor’s NT election win adds interesting dynamic to COAG energy council, adding yet another state government with a RET more ambitious than federal Coalition.

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NT Labor proposes 50% renewables by 2030 ahead of election

NT Labor proposes 50% renewables by 2030 ahead of election

Northern Territory Labor promises 50% renewables target, bringing it in-line with federal Labor and most other Labor states and territories.