Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility backs 10MW solar and battery power station south of Darwin, and a neighbouring gas plant.
A new big battery, home battery incentives, and a battery-based VPP – all put on fast-track for Alice Springs with $2.1m funding boost from ARENA this week.
New performance standards set to be imposed on NT generators, raising costs for solar developments, after NT government delayed reforms.
The two most senior energy bosses in Northern Territory sacked after report into Alice Springs “system black” identified major cultural and system problems.
NT Government owned utility says it faces an ‘existential risk’ from increased solar uptake. Can a big battery save it?
Construction commences at 25MW Katherine Solar Farm as Northern Territory begins shift towards target of 50% renewables by 2030.
The Northern Territory is at a crossroads. It can go down the dead-end street of gas fracking, or become Australia’s first renewable-driven economy.
The NT’s untapped economic potential could be realised through large-scale investment in solar energy, a new BZE report has found.
Labor is right – there is a huge opportunity to transform the NT economy through energy development. But it’s renewables that hold the most opportunity, not gas.
Italian oil and gas major Eni has acquires 33MW solar farm set for construction near Katherine, in the Northern Territory – the biggest for the NT so far.