Port Anthony, CAC-H2 to Develop Cheap Carbon-negative Green H2

Australia-based Port Anthony Renewables will work with CAC-H2 to develop a waste woody biomass gasification system to produce green ammonia in Victoria. This plant will be capable of producing 3 tonnes of hydrogen per day, with the potential to increase output. Port Anthony has formed a joint venture with Singaporean gasification technology integrator CAC-H2 to establish […]

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NHOA Bags 200MWh Battery Storage Project in Australia

Energy storage and e-mobility solutions company New HOrizons Ahead (NHOA), which was previously known as Engie EPS, has won a 200MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Australia. NHOA said that the construction phase of the project, at an as-yet undisclosed location for an unnamed customer, is scheduled to start immediately, with completion expected by […]

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Rooftop Solar Sets New Gen Record on Australian Grid Amid RE Boom

With generation capacity peaking at 9,104 MW at midday on October 6, 2021, and contributing to more than one-third of the total generation mix on the National Energy Market, rooftop solar has established yet another record in Australia. At midday on Wednesday rooftop solar was supplying 34.6% of the total generation mix on the NEM, […]

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EV Maker Nexzu Mobility Ships Orders to Australia, Europe & GCC

Indian electric vehicle (EV) maker Nexzu Mobility has shipped out some initial orders to Australia, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Europe and is currently in discussions to close deals with the UK and a few African countries. “Our range of products has been developed after months of R&D to perfectly suit the needs of our […]

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RES Sells Large 245MWdc Australian Solar Farm to Iberdrola

UK renewable company RES has sold its Avonlie solar development project to Spanish electric utility Iberdrola. The project is located in New South Wales, Australia, and is RES’ largest ever solar development with generating capacity standing at 245 MW dc / 190 MW ac. When operational, 450,000 solar panels, mounted on single axis tracking system, are expected […]

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Wary of China, Quad Nations To Focus on Solar Supply Chain

The United States, Japan, India and Australia will work to improve the security of supply chains for critical technologies such as clean energy and to ease a global semiconductor shortage, said Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The Quad nations, in their first in-person summit on Friday in Washington, agreed on a partnership to secure critical […]

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$50 M to Ramp up Microgrids in Regional Australia: ARENA

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced the launch of the $50 million Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Program (RAMPP) to support microgrid pilot projects across regional Australia. Announced in the 2020-21 Federal Budget, the six year program aims to improve the resilience and reliability of electricity supply […]

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Aussie Firm Stirs Market with Silver-free Cell at Record 25.54% Efficiency

Sydney-based solar technology startup SunDrive has reportedly made a breakthrough, producing a a silver-free commercial-size silicon solar PV cell with a record breaking efficiency of 25.54%. The previous record was held by LONGi for its commercial-size monocrystalline heterojunction (HJT) solar cell that achieved an efficiency of 25.26% during testing at ISFH earlier this year. The German […]

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New Aussie Law Aims to Remove Hurdles in Offshore Wind Expansion

The Scott Morrison-led conservative government in Australia has introduced a legislation that could help clear the way for offshore wind farms to go ahead in a country considered to have massive offshore renewable energy potential. The long awaited legislation will set up a framework for building, running, maintaining and decommissioning offshore electricity projects including wind […]

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