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

Australia Could Fund 100% Renewables by 2030

Future Super, a leading “fossil fuel” superannuation, claims that Australia could fund the investment required to achieve 100 percent renewables by the year 2030 with less than eight percent of the savings in superannuation pool. … 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

Infigen Acquires “Peaking” Gas Plant to Invest in More Renewables

To support and invest in more “cheap renewables,” Infigen Energy has recently made public its purchase of a “peaking” gas plant in New South Wales. The company claims that its latest acquisition will enable it … Read more

ENGIE, EDP Ink MoU Creating New Global Offshore Wind Venture

ENGIE and EDP have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a co-controlled 50/50 joint venture in fixed and floating offshore wind. In a press release published on the website of ENGIE, EDP … Read more

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

CellCube, Pangea Energy to Build Vanadium Battery Storage in SA

A battery storage system will soon be developed in South Australia following the signed agreement between vanadium battery producer CellCube and renewables company Pangea Energy recently. The construction of the grid-scale battery is anticipated to … Read more