Acciona Tests Organic Solar PV on Wind Turbines

Acciona, a Spanish renewable energy and infrastructure company, has started testing flexible organic solar PV modules on a wind turbine to generate energy for the turbine’s internal electricity consumption. In a report on Renew Economy’s … Read more

87MW Beryl Solar Farm Commences Production in NSW

The 87-megawatts Beryl Solar Farm situated in North of Mudgee in New South Wales becomes the newest addition to the growing large-scale renewable energy projects that join the grid after supplying its first power into … Read more

Water Companies in Victoria Signed Major Deal with Kiamal Solar Farm

Thirteen water utilities in Victoria have decided to band together to acquire a major renewable energy deal that will provide 20 to 50 percent of each company’s overall electricity demands and lower the costs of … 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

AEMO to Include Rapid Transition to Renewables in its Next Integrated System Plan

As part of its next Integrated System Plan, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will include modelling for a rapid transition to renewables, a faster exit from generating coal, and a zero-emissions grid. The said … Read more

Talga Reveals Breakthrough in Producing Concrete that Conducts Electricity for EVs

Talga Resources has announced a breakthrough in its work to produce concrete that conducts electricity. According to the company, such achievement could even play a role in wireless, on-road charging of electric vehicles in the … Read more

Small-Scale Solar Systems Surpass 3 Million Installations in Australia

Based on the latest data released by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER), rooftop solar and solar hot water installs in Australia have passed the three million-mark as companies and households continue to take the power … Read more

Genex Gets $516M NAIF Loan to Advance Solar and Pumped Hydro Storage Project in QLD

Genex Power has obtained $516 million in concessional finance from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for its state-of-the-art solar and pumped hydro storage project in north Queensland. The project will be the first of … Read more

Tasmania Might Need 4 More Interconnectors in its Bid to Become Battery of the Nation

A report has revealed that Tasmania could require as many as four new interconnectors to be installed between the island state and mainland Australia in order to become the battery of the nation, which provides … Read more

Clarke Creek Wind Farm Receives Development Approval; May Add Solar and Battery Storage

The number of huge wind and solar projects in the development pipeline continues to rapidly expand, a proof to the claim that the federal renewable energy target by 2020 is as good as met because … Read more