Electricity Costs to Plunge Due to Growing Wind and Solar Investments

The Australian Energy Market Commission predicts that electricity prices may plummet by approximately 20 percent due to growing wind and solar investments. Such investments will drive down wholesale prices of electricity. In its latest electricity … Read more

AEMO: Power Outages May Decrease This Summer Due to Surge in Solar

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has announced that the surge in solar will reduce the risk of power outages this summer. An article on the RenewEconomy website reported what Audrey Zibelman, AEMO Chief Executive, … Read more

Initial Phase of Hybrid Generation Project Starts Operations

The 23 megawatts hybrid generation project by EDL at the Agnew gold mine has started operations. It integrates solar into gas and diesel micro-grid that will add wind and solar in the first of its … Read more

NSW to Release Details of Its Interest-Free Program for Solar and Storage Household Investments

Benjamin Franklin, New South Wales Parliamentary Secretary for Energy, says the details for the government’s latest interest-free loans program to boost household investment in solar and storage will be made public soon. He also emphasized … Read more

CEFC Surpasses $1 Billion Mark for Large-Scale Solar Investments

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has recently announced it has surpassed the $1 billion mark for the country’s large-scale solar investments sector following a $51 million stake in the largest photovoltaic (PV) farm in … Read more

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

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

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