New transmission links considered essential to renewables transition in doubt after AEMC says six dollar a year impact too much to allow for change in rules.
NSW grants priority status to transmission network upgrades, helping to fast-tracking approvals process for first Renewable Energy Zone and up to 3GW of new wind and solar.
Solar and wind projects in NSW and Victoria warned of further constraints after modelling by Transgrid discovered new risk of “voltage collapse” in region.
The 200MW Wellington solar farm in central NSW has started sending small amounts of power to the grid.
Molong solar farm welcomed to the NSW grid this week, alongside the Sunraysia solar farm, the Collector wind farm, and the Wellington solar farm.
Australia’s main grid reaches more than 50 per cent renewables share on Tuesday, despite closure of seven solar farms and a major wind farm for grid maintenance.
Transgrid to build a Tesla Megapack big battery in western Sydney, offering grid services including inertia to help NSW prepare for the exit from coal.
Elecnor and Clough joint venture EnergySecure tapped to deliver TransGrid portion of NSW-S.A. interconnector.
Technology provider for world-leading Broken Hill micro-grid has yet to get finance for South Australia pilot project, and has also laid off its sole Australian employee.
Two of the big solar farms caught up in newly confirmed congestion problems in the New South Wales grid have been pulled from sale.