Australia

Coal Firm Anglo American Secures 100% Renewable Electricity for Australian Ops

Mining conglomerate Anglo American has said that it has sourced the supply of 100% renewable electricity for its operations in Australia from 2025, agreeing terms for a 10-year partnership with Stanwell Corporation, the Queensland Government-owned provider of electricity and energy solutions. Anglo American said that the deal will effectively remove all Scope 2 emissions from […]

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New South Wales Govt’s First Auction Underway for 12 GW RE Zones

The State Government of New South Wales, Australia, has officially kicked off the country’s biggest renewable energy and storage policy, the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap that paves way for a cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy future for the state. The state government held that the auctions will take place every six months. Minister for […]

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US And Australia Ink New RE Pact To Break China’s Stranglehold

The US has inked a pact with Australia to break China’s stranglehold on clean energy technology supplies, according to a news report published. Addressing a joint press conference, US Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm, and the Australian Climate Change and Energy Minister, Chris Bowen, announced a “net-zero technology acceleration partnership” that places a premium on improving […]

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Japan Will Include India Into AETI To Help Achieve Green Energy Transition

While it mourns the assassination of Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week, Japan is looking to aid India to shift to clean energy by expanding a programme it launched in 2021 for Southeast Asian nations, Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda said recently. Although India was not initially included in the Japan’s ‘Asia Energy Transition […]

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BP And Thyssenkrupp Steel Sign MoU On Supply Of RE In Steel Production

British Oil major BP and German metal working giant Thyssenkrupp Steel have signed an MoU to ensure long-term supply of low carbon hydrogen and renewable power for steel production. Among the renewable options for both the companies are blue hydrogen, green hydrogen, wind and solar generation through solar purchase agreements. Steel accounts for 8-11% of […]

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Brazil Opens Up Lithium Market, Has Potential To Become World Leader

The Brazilian government has recently issued an executive order relaxing the rules on Lithium exports and has the potential to become a global leader in the Lithium market. At present, Brazil accounts for only 1.5% of the global production of Lithium as currently only two companies are operational in the region- CBL and AMG Brasil. […]

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Australia Will Now Supply Lithium, Other Critical Minerals To India

Australia has committed to supplying critical minerals, like cobalt and lithium, to augment India’s electric vehicles, solar power, defence and other strategic segments. During the Australian visit of India’s Minister for Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi, Australia’s Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia, Madeleine King held that the island country would commit AUD […]

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WPD, Australis Energy Collaborate For 1.4 GW Offshore Wind Farms In Australia

The subsidiary of German conglomerate WPD based in Australia has entered into a joint venture with Australis Energy for the development of three offshore wind energy projects that lie off the Australian costs. The total capacity of the wind energy projects will come to 1400 MW. As per the official statement, both companies will have […]

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Australia Suspends Power Trading In Spot Markets

In a move meant to cool down ever higher energy prices and ‘hoarding’ so to say the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has suspended the wholesale electricity spot market across all five participating NEM states in the country. AEMO’s notice states that even as it is shutting the market wef June 15, it has been […]

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