A Broome shopping centre will feature a 1.2MW of solar and its own battery after gaining clearance from Horizon Power.
Western Australian Government
Carbon storage at Chevron’s massive Gorgon LNG plant hampered by sand contamination which may result in increased greenhouse gas emissions.
Horizon Power appoints local outfit to build Australia’s first renewable hydrogen demonstration plant in a remote power system in Denham, Western Australia.
Western Power seeks another 50MW of battery storage to avoid network costs and boost penetration of renewables in WA’s main grid.
McGowan government unveils ‘Just Transition’ plan for coal centre of Collie, as next step in 10 to 15-year process to prepare for exit of coal generators.
The state-based race is on, but Western Australia is setting itself up to be a major laggard without stronger action.
Western Australia seeks to support state’s lithium producers, offering a temporary royalty rebate while global prices remain low.
Western Australia’s Labor-led McGowan Government announces members of its Future Battery Industry taskforce which will seek to grow the state’s battery industry.
Solar is now regularly reaching 50 per cent of electricity demand in Western Australia.
The biggest solar farm to be built in Australia outside of its two main grids in nearing completion, and miners are already counting the savings.