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Category: Western Australian Government

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Australia on cusp of new mining boom, driven by electric vehicles

Australia on cusp of new mining boom, driven by electric vehicles

We might not be driving them, but soaring global electric vehicle demand puts Australia in the front seat for a new mining boom, says BNEF.

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Pilbara renewables hub adds 3GW wind and solar to $20bn plan

Pilbara renewables hub adds 3GW wind and solar to $20bn plan

Plans for huge renewable energy hub in Pilbara expanded to 9GW of wind and solar, producing as much as planned by Australia’s renewable energy target. Hydrogen storage has also been added to the $20 billion project menu.

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20MW solar farm to power crypto-currency mining in Collie

20MW solar farm to power crypto-currency mining in Collie

20MW solar farm that will produce power for crypto-currencies approved for the coal town of Collie in Western Australia.

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Cbus, DIF join Synergy to boost wind and solar portfolio

Cbus, DIF join Synergy to boost wind and solar portfolio

Super fund Cbus and DIF join Synergy to underwrite investment in new solar farm extension and two new wind farm investments.

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Carnegie eyes another 10MW solar and battery project in W.A.

Carnegie eyes another 10MW solar and battery project in W.A.

Carnegie Clean Energy negotiates plans for 10MW solar farm, with up to 10MWh battery storage, in an industrial estate in south-western W.A.

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WA suburb to trial community battery 'bank' for rooftop solar deposits

WA suburb to trial community battery ‘bank’ for rooftop solar deposits

A new Community Power Bank scheme led by WA utility Western Power will allow local solar homes to store their excess generation in a shared battery.

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Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie to build W.A.’s largest micro-grid at Kalbarri

Carnegie wins WA contract to build state’s largest microgrid, ensuring renewables and batteries can lift reliability of supply for Kalbarri.

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Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie proposes 100MW solar, 20MWh battery near Kalgoorlie

Carnegie Clean Energy proposes 100MW solar farm and 20MWh battery storage to supply mines in Kalgoorlie area, and possibly lithium processing plants as the storage market for electric vehicles and battery storage takes off.

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NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF: Any port in a storm

NAIF’s first loan – to the oil and gas industry – is an effective subsidy to accelerate climate change.

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The first Australian utility to embrace era of "base-cost renewables"

The first Australian utility to embrace era of “base-cost renewables”

West Australia’s regional utility Horizon Power has become the first major Australian utility to embrace the concept of “base-cost renewables”, recognising that the plunging cost of solar and wind is set to turn traditional theories of energy supply on their head.

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Australia's biggest merchant solar farm inks deal with Western Power

Australia’s biggest merchant solar farm inks deal with Western Power

Sun Brilliance Power will sell the electricity from its 128MW “merchant” solar farm to the WA grid, after signing deals with Western Power.