2019 was a tough year for large-scale solar, but still managed to deliver a range of ground-breaking projects. Meanwhile, rooftop solar is “as cheap as it has ever been.”
Despite the dive in large-scale renewable energy investment in Australia in 2019, a record number of new solar and wind farms forecast to be completed in 2020.
Total and Marubeni to build 800MW solar plant in time for Qatar’s World Cup at what is claimed to be the lowest price for such a project.
Renewable microgrid specialist begins early works on two new 5MW solar farms in South Australia, in continued focus on smaller grid-connected PV projects.
Solar farms warned of tighter constraints in Victoria, as more projects face delays and others may be blocked from grid.
A new 100MW solar farm has joined the grid in Queensland, taking the number of large scale solar projects in the state to 23.
Restrictions on four Victorian large-scale solar farms in mid-September have taken 150MW of solar capacity out of the system and is costing more than $1m lost revenue per day.
Strategic bidding software backed by Arnold Schwarzenegger switched on across five Queensland and Victoria solar farms.
Zenith Energy says success of 5.5MW solar plant at remote WA mine site shows the technology can be deployed at mines without government support.
CEFC commits $50m in debt finance to help underwrite “a previously untapped” segment of the market, solar plants of 25MW or less.