September Shows New Record for Renewables as Coal Plunges

The figures generated in September have shown a remarkable change for the National Electricity Market of Australia. The market has witnessed a new record for renewables as major construction increases and converts into additional generation. … Read more

Sydney Opera House to Source Power from Wind and Solar Projects

The Sydney Opera House is reportedly going green and reducing its $2.5 million yearly electricity bill by signing long-term contracts to source electricity from large wind and solar projects. It is also reportedly considering adding … Read more

New Renewable Energy Developer Eyes 25MW Solar Farm Project in NSW

New Australian renewable energy developer Rio Indygen is proposing to build a 25-megawatt solar farm project to be installed in the New South Wales Hunter Region. According to a report published on the Renew Economy … Read more

Renewable Energy Projects to Deliver Affordable Sources of Electricity Generation – IRENA

In its latest Renewable Power Costs Report, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds a potential for renewable energy projects to deliver the most affordable sources of new electricity generation, Renew Economy reported. Francesco La … Read more

Australia Likely to Reach 50% Renewable Energy Target by 2030

Australia is showing the potential of reaching 50 percent renewable energy target by 2030, even without amendment to federal policy and amidst the Coalition government scare campaign. This is possible due to the rising uptake … Read more

GBM Announces Plans for 60MW Solar Farm on Former Evaporation Ponds

GBM Gold, an Australian gold mining company has recently announced its plans of establishing a 60-megawatt solar farm on old evaporation ponds used for underground mining near Bendigo in central Victoria. As reported by Renew … Read more

Westpac Becomes 4th Australian Company to Switch to 100% Renewables

Westpac has become the newest Australian company and the third major bank to switch to using 100 percent renewables. It also becomes the latest addition to the global RE100 movement and committed to source its … Read more

Work Begins on UQ-owned Solar Farm in Warwick

A 64 MW solar farm in Warwick is now being developed, which, once finished, would help the University of Queensland become the first major university to offset 100 percent of its electricity requirements by using … Read more

Jobs in Renewable Energy Sector Sets Highest Record in Three Years

Australia employs an approximate of 14,820 full-time workers in the renewable energy sector from 2016-2017, displaying a 33 percent increase in the Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) employment from 2015-2016. This is also the highest figures recorded … Read more