Phase one of plans to turn disused Queensland gold mine into massive solar and pumped hydro storage project reaches financial close.
Korean-owned zinc refiner ups size of proposed Qld solar farm to 116MW, casting shade on claim renewables are a “manufacturing killer”.
Zinc metals producer Sun Metals is to build a 100MW solar PV plant was part of plans to expand its refinery near Townsville, in northern Queensland, in what is a landmark development in the Australian renewable energy landscape.
EnergyAustralia to write contracts for 500MW of wind and solar farm, as solar projects expected to meet half of renewable energy target as costs fall.
A new solar standard in France has developers competing on more than just price – they must also compete on their project’s environmental sustainability.
The developers of 12 big solar projects that won grants from ARENA pay their bonds on time, indicating all projects to go ahead as planned.
A proposal for a massive solar plant paired with pumped hydro storage in an old gold mine has taken a big step forward.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency today announced the 12 large scale projects that won grants in what could be the agency’s last major funding round if most of its remaining monies are stripped by the Coalition and Labor parties.
Data from Australia’s solar farms show that utility-scale solar is working better than expected and is a lot more productive than official government forecasts suggest. And most new solar farms should have tracking devices to follow the sun.
First Solar’s Jack Curtis says “aggressive” investor appetite for Australian big solar could see it deliver up to 4GW of remaining RET.