Acciona Energy to Build 300MW Aldoga Solar Farm in Queensland

The state government of Queensland has announced that Acciona Energy, a Spanish renewables company, has won the bid to develop one of the biggest solar farms in Australia, installed in the centre of Queensland coal … Read more

1,000MW Liverpool Range Wind Farm Gets Planning Approval from NSW Government

The state government of New South Wales has given planning approval for the Liverpool Range wind farm, which could be the biggest wind farm in Australia with more than 1,000 megawatts. Epuron, an Australian renewable … Read more

ARENA Encourages Wind and Solar Farms Operators to Invest in “Self-Forecast” Technologies

Large-scale wind and solar farms operators in Australia are encouraged to invest in technology such as cloud-cams and “nose-cone lidars” which will enhance the accuracy of the output from these weather-dependent and variable energy sources. … Read more

Victorian Government Supports New-Build Homes with Built-in Rooftop Solar & Storage Systems

The Victorian government backs the push to make all new-build homes in Australia energy self-sufficient with built-in rooftop solar and storage. The Labor Andrews government announced its plans to work together with land developers and … Read more

Neoen Begins Work on Bulgana Green Power Hub in Victoria

Neoen, the owner and operator of the Tesla big battery in South Australia, has started working on the Bulgana green power hub in Victoria. It is another combination of a major wind farm with battery … Read more

AusNet Successfully Takes Suburban Street Off-Grid for 21 Hours

Victorian network operator AusNet Services’ ground-breaking mini-grid trial has taken part of a Melbourne street completely off-grid for the third time, lasting for nearly 22 hours. According to AusNet, the mini-grid, which is comprised of … Read more