RenewEconomy News and analysis for the clean energy economy 2020-08-12T05:52:39Z https://reneweconomy.com.au/feed/atom/ WordPress https://reneweconomy.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/android-icon-192x192-150x150.png Sophie Vorrath <![CDATA[‘Women in Solar’ program short-listed for CEC Community Engagement Award]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151245 2020-08-12T05:52:39Z 2020-08-12T05:52:39Z Beon Energy Solutions' community engagement program designed to increase the number of women working in solar farm construction a finalist in Clean Energy Council Awards.

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Giles Parkinson <![CDATA[Mining city Broken Hill to host one of world’s biggest renewable micro-grids]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151253 2020-08-12T05:51:57Z 2020-08-12T05:15:12Z Mining city of Broken Hill likely to be powered by one of the biggest renewable energy micro-grids in the world, and its good news too for the state's biggest solar farms.

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Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[CSIRO embraces transition to net zero emissions, “without derailing our economy”]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151267 2020-08-12T04:56:48Z 2020-08-12T04:56:48Z Larry Marshall CSIRO national press club - optimisedCSIRO to target hydrogen, zero emissions transition in new set of research 'missions', while trying not to spook the Morrison government.

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Joshua S Hill <![CDATA[Australia “back on radar” as global companies switch to wind and solar supplies]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151289 2020-08-12T04:51:14Z 2020-08-12T04:51:14Z Solar Power Plant in modern city Sustainable Renewable Energy corporate power purchase agreement PPA - optimisedAustralian corporate PPA activity for wind and solar projects up 50 per cent in first half of 2020, as Covid-19 slows down activity across the globe.

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Sophie Vorrath <![CDATA[5B, Allume Energy named as finalists in CEC 2020 Innovation Award]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151239 2020-08-12T04:11:07Z 2020-08-12T04:11:07Z Two start-up Australian solar innovators, and one established utility, named among finalists in this year’s Clean Energy Council Awards.

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Joshua S Hill <![CDATA[Facebook signs up for 806MW renewables as it aims for 100% by end of the year]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151255 2020-08-12T03:42:24Z 2020-08-12T03:42:24Z facebookSocial media giant Facebook has continued efforts to become powered 100% by renewables by the end of 2020 with a new suite of wind and solar purchases.

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Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[Solar investor faces writedown in value of solar farms as electricity prices fall]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151249 2020-08-12T05:45:36Z 2020-08-12T03:32:20Z Canva - A huge solar farm queensland - optimisedNew Energy Solar flags write down of the value of its large-scale solar portfolio after Covid-19 hit wholesale electricity price forecasts.

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Sophie Vorrath <![CDATA[Lincoln Gap wind farm looks to double in size, with 252MW stage-three plans]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151258 2020-08-12T03:55:42Z 2020-08-12T03:14:07Z Nexif Energy seeks approval to more than double the size of its Lincoln Gap wind farm, with the addition of 6MW turbines - biggest proposed for Australia to date.

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Giles Parkinson <![CDATA[Gupta flags 3,000MW new renewables for Whyalla “green steel” plans]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151250 2020-08-12T04:38:46Z 2020-08-12T00:52:53Z UK steel billionaire Sanjeev Gupta flags up to 3,000MW of additional renewables to deliver his "green steel" plans for Whyalla.

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Michael Mazengarb http://www.reneweconomy.com.au <![CDATA[Western Sydney green hydrogen plant gets accelerated planning tick]]> https://reneweconomy.com.au/?p=151241 2020-08-12T03:42:27Z 2020-08-12T00:33:41Z hydrogen plantNSW's first green hydrogen production facility set to commence construction, after being granted an accelerated planning approval from the NSW government.

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