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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 to invest up to 400 megawatts more of renewables and it is eyeing several other wind and solar projects. Renew …

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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 CEO and EDPR Chairman Antonio Mexia and ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher, announced that the new entity will be the “exclusive …

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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 website, the company is depicting the move as “a pioneering solution at the global level in the field of hybridization …

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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 start before the end of 2019 and expected to become fully operational in 2020. Pangea Energy is part of a …

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Wind Farm Project in Tasmania Unveils First Completed Turbine

The first completed turbine of Goldwin Australia’s 144-megawatt Cattle Hill wind farm has been recently unveiled, posting a new milestone in the said project located in the Central Highlands in Tasmania. The first completed turbine (out of 48) was officially unveiled by Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman and Energy Minister Guy Barnett, Renew Economy reported. Barnett …

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NSW Government Okays 100MW Solar and Battery Station in Riverina Region

Initial Phase of Hybrid Generation Project Commences Operations

The New South Wales government has already approved the plans of building a 100-megawatt solar and battery power station near West Wyalong in the Riverina region, Renew Economy reported. The project, which costs a total of $130 million and is being developed by ESCO Pacific, is scheduled to commence construction by the end of 2019 …

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Renewables to Power NDIS Housing Project

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A first-of-its-kind housing development project for people living with disabilities will install renewables such as solar and battery systems. As reported on the website of Renew Economy, Housing developer and installer Natural Solar is working together with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to incorporate solar and battery systems into the housing arrangement particularly for …

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Wind Curtailment in SA Falls to One Percent – AEMO Report

Over the first quarter of 2019, wind curtailment in South Australia has noticeably fallen due to changes in the operating guidelines and increased availability of synchronous generation on the grid. In its newest Quarterly Energy Dynamics Report, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) stated that the level of curtailment in South Australia had decreased by …

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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 the network. New Energy Solar owns the solar farm. It presently holds a 15-year contract to provide electricity to the …

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