Victoria gives planning approval for 40MW wind farm near Horsham to be developed by German company.
CEC report details record-breaking year for solar, wind, batteries in Australia – and “just a glimpse” of unprecedented level activity expected in next two.
The two five-year transactions will protect the new solar projects’ revenues from the financial risks associated with uncertain production volume, timing of energy generation and future energy prices.
Snowy Hydro tenders for 800MW of wind and solar capacity, hoping for prices in $40/MWh range, and sub $80/MWh “firming” contracts, and underline case that renewables plus storage beats coal.
CWP and Partners Group to develop 1,300MW of wind, solar and storage in NSW, saying it will beat coal and will be the future of large scale generation in Australia.
UPC to advance biggest solar development in NSW and country’s biggest wind farm in Tasmania after bringing in a major new investor.
South Australia shows surprisingly little curtailment of wind energy, even though its output can reach 120% of demand at times.
AEMO says reserve mechanism that ensured lights stayed on last summer cost just $6 per customer, and praises role of newly deployed technologies such as batteries and demand response.
South Australia transmission company ElectraNet says it has found a cheaper solution that using the state’s gas plants to provide system strength to the local grid.
Construction underway on 144MW Cattle Hill Wind Farm, which will boost Tasmania’s wind capacity by 50%.