Another Milestone for Clean Energy: Australia Achieves 50% Renewables

Australia’s National Energy Market has recently announced that the country has reached 50.2 percent renewables for the first time, the latest milestone for clean energy. Although it only lasted for about 10 minutes, it marked … 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

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

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 … Read more

Genex Plans to Add 150MW Wind Project to Kidston Renewable Energy Hub in Queensland

Genex Power announces that it is considering to add a 150MW wind project to its already huge solar with pumped hydro Kidston project in Queensland. The company believes that this action would be world-leading and … Read more

Queensland Installs 2GW Rooftop Solar; NSW Becomes Biggest Market for Installations

Queensland broke through the 2-gigawatt mark for rooftop solar installations last month, however, New South Wales overtook it as the biggest market for installations, a first for the rooftop solar installation sector in Australia. A … Read more

More Australian Households and Businesses Install Rooftop Solar Systems

The latest update from the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) confirmed that the installation of rooftop solar has peaked last year after more and more Australian households and businesses decided to install solar systems. CER’s latest … Read more

Canberra's National Arboretum Replaces Diesel for Solar and Battery Storage

Canberra’s National Arboretum, a 250-hectare tourist centre that has more than 90 forests of rare, endangered, and symbolic trees, has reportedly gone off diesel after installing solar and battery storage. ACT Climate Minister Shane Rattenbury … Read more

AEMO Releases Assessment of the Heatwave in Queensland

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) recent assessment of the latest heatwave that hit Queensland showed that the state has approximately 2GW of rooftop solar installed across the state, definitely more capacity than any of … Read more

Pooled Energy Receives $25.M ARENA Grant for Smart Pool Technology

Pooled Energy, a New South Wales start-up, has won a $2.5 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency to test its Internet of Things (IoT) solution to the country’s increasing number of energy-hungry swimming … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills Advises Ararat Wind Farm on PPAs with Flow Power

A press release published on the RenewEconomy website stated that Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Ararat Wind Farm (AWF) on its entry into two innovative corporate power purchase agreements with a Melbourne-based electricity retailer, Flow … Read more