renewable energy recruitment in Australia

Solar Panels: How do they work?

Fifty years ago, solar panels were so expensive that they were used mainly for powering billion-dollar space probes, and that’s about it. But as the panels became cheaper — and as environmental worries about coal and other fossil fuels made renewable energy sources like solar more attractive — solar panels began sprouting up all over …

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Talga Reveals Breakthrough in Producing Concrete that Conducts Electricity for EVs

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 future. Talga also announced it has achieved high levels of electrical conductivity in concrete by using an additive created in …

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Small-Scale Solar Systems Surpass 3 Million Installations in Australia

Solar systems

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 back against increasing energy costs. The CER previously announced that the new small-scale solar milestone had been driven by a …

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

Hydro Power Station

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 its scale to combine solar and pumped hydro and will be installed in the former Kidston gold mine. Water will …

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

Hydro Power Station

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 the NEM with as much as 2.5 GW of pumped hydro energy storage capacity. HydroTasmania recently announced that ARENA-backed feasibility …

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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 of the installation and construction of various wind and solar projects in the country. The latest project in the works …

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Wind and Solar Help Corporations Save Up To 40% in Energy Costs

The continuing decrease in the cost of new wind and solar farms, plus the growth of new firming contract products, are making large corporations and industrial users cut their energy costs by approximately 40 percent. On Friday, a Melbourne-based wholesale energy and environmental market broker, TFS Green, launched its new “Renewable Energy Hub.” The project …

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European Countries Build More Wind & Solar Without Depending on Subsidies

Engie, a French utility company, recently revealed that it is going to install 300 megawatts of wind energy across nine wind farms in Spain, with support from a $350 million investment. An article posted on the website of Vox stated that the company is doing the project without government support, “and it’s far from the …

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CWP, Partners Group Work Together for 1,300MW of Renewables Projects

CWP Renewables, an Australian renewable energy developer, collaborates with Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager, to establish a total of 1,300MW of wind, solar, and battery projects, which, according to them, will beat coal power on cost and reliability. According to a report on the website of RenewEconomy, the commitment from Partners Group …

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Neoen Receives Approval for Another Wind and Battery Plant in North Queensland

Neoen, a French renewable energy developer, has been granted approval for another major wind farm and battery storage project. The project will be installed near Cairns in north Queensland. The state government has revealed the planning approval for the $300 million Kaban renewable energy hub, located 80 kilometres southwest of Cairns. The project will integrate …

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