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Category: Solar

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UK won't need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK won’t need new gas plants after 2025 coal phase-out

UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025, but won’t need to build any new large-scale gas plants in order to keep the lights on.

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Boost for clean energy start-ups with new Brisbane base thanks to the CEFC and EnergyLab

Boost for clean energy start-ups with new Brisbane base thanks to the CEFC and EnergyLab

Four new innovative clean energy start-ups are the first to benefit from a new working relationship between the CEFC and clean energy business accelerator EnergyLab, with additional support from the Queensland government.

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Small-scale renewable energy systems installed across Australia in January to March 2018

Small-scale renewable energy systems installed across Australia in January to March 2018

To provide a clearer picture of small-scale installations in Australia, the Clean Energy Regulator has moved to quarterly publications of Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme installation and capacity data.

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ARENA offers $7m for more solar and wind farm FCAS trials

ARENA offers $7m for more solar and wind farm FCAS trials

ARENA provides $7m to encourage more wind, solar and battery parks to provide grid services such as frequency and voltage.

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Know your NEM: Firming output in South Australia

Know your NEM: Firming output in South Australia

South Australia remains the most fascinating market, with all sorts of competing ideas and technologies to firm the state’s wind and solar output.

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Australia's biggest solar farm switches on in Port Augusta

Australia’s biggest solar farm switches on in Port Augusta

The 220MW Bungala solar farm – Australia’s largest – begins production, signalling a milestone for the transformation of Port Augusta into a renewable energy hub.

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Queensland's biggest solar farm connects to the grid

Queensland’s biggest solar farm connects to the grid

Clare solar farm begins production in north Queensland, while Hughenden solar farm also connected to the grid.

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IPART gets tough on tariffs for NSW rooftop solar

IPART gets tough on tariffs for NSW rooftop solar

IPART confirms plans to effectively penalise NSW solar households for the lower electricity prices their rooftop PV has helped to deliver, by cutting the recommended feed-in tariff in half for 2018/19.

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Townsville resort bets big on solar, efficiency

Townsville resort bets big on solar, efficiency

A luxury resort in Townsville in Queensland’s north is looking to cut its grid power consumption by up to 70 per cent, through a suite of cutting edge renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades.

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Energy Insiders Podcast May 14

Energy Insiders Podcast May 14

ERM Power CEO Jon Stretch

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Clean Energy Regulator confirms the RET is met

Clean Energy Regulator confirms the RET is met

Clean Energy Regulator confirms the 2020 Renewable Energy Target will be met ahead of schedule, with 6,553MW of wind and solar projects already built or under construction.