FRV is to build a 20MW solar PV plant near Canberra after winning the ACT government’s solar auction with a bid of $186/MWh.
News & Commentary
The suggestion tariff cuts somehow increase solar PV sales is either ignorant or deceptive. Victoria’s latest effort puts the industry at a distinct disadvantage.
As Arctic sea-ice literally drops off the charts, politically we are 100 years behind where we need to be on emissions reductions.
Europe’s biggest bank to co-develop CBD wind project. Plus: Shock! Oz cleantech stocks outperform market; four offset projects approved under CFI; poor countries’ Kyoto threat.
Ceramic Fuel Cells says the new tariff for its BlueGen units is encouraging, but not a game changer. The CEFC, however…
Victoria’s Coalition government has cut the state’s solar FiT from 25c/kWh to 8c/kWh, and extended it to all low-emissions technologies of less than 100kW.
Carbon Conscious still positive on outlook. Plus: world’s biggest offshore wind farm; more Suntech woes, solar for Gilligan’s Island.
CBD Energy secures PPA for Taralga wind farm, as solar revenue evaporates and write-downs hit bottom line
Geodynamics to partner with Gumatj clan to test direct heat, commercial-scale geothermal project in the Northern Territory to power Rio Tinto refinery.
Meridian Energy to begin construction of the 131MW Mt Mercer wind farm, as it decides whether to take on Australian utilities at their own game, with a green tinge, and replicate an energy retailer that has been hugely successful in New Zealand.