New South Wales

NSW Announces 1.4 GW Renewables’ Tender, RWE To Develop Battery Storage Project

Just as the provincial government of New South Wales, Australia, has announced the tender allocation results for 1.4 GW of renewables, global renewables major RWE has said that itwill develop storage project in the state. RWE has been successful in the tender process offering Long-Term Energy Service Agreements to project developers of long duration storage […]

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Ampyr, Shell Energy Collaborate for 1,000 MWh BESS

Ampyr Australia Pty Ltd has announced that it has signed an agreement with energy conglomerate Shell Energy Australia to jointly develop a proposed battery energy storage system strategically located in Wellington called ‘the Wellington BESS’ in Central West New South Wales. Ampyr informed that the target capacity of the Wellington BESS is 500 MW/1,000 MWh […]

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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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New South Wales Attracts $43 Billion Potential Investments For 17 GW Renewables

In what could be called as a great show of trust in the renewable sector, the New South Wales (NSW) state government (Australia) has announced that the Illawarra Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) has attracted A$43 billion worth of potential investments in response to a call for expressions of interest for large-scale energy and green manufacturing […]

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AGL to Build Australia’s Largest Energy Storage Facility

AGL Energy Ltd – an Australian integrated energy generation and retail company – has announced that it has got the approval from the state government of New South Wales to build the country’s largest battery storage. Recently, AGL had proposed to construct a 500MW/2,000MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) as part of the Hunter Energy […]

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Australian Renewables Spree Meets Farmers’ Resistance

Australian farmers are battling the ongoing renewable power expansion projects of the country as they say that the projects are ill-conceived and could upend their livelihood and also the ecology. The cultivators in the key farm states like Victoria and New South Wales are wary about the factors of production – linked to their farms […]

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Will India be Inspired by Australia’s Solar Recycling Efforts?

Dubbo Regional Council (DRC), a local government area located in New South Wales, Australia, has been selected as the pilot site for a first-of-its-kind project, where second hand (serviceable) solar panels are given a new lease on life. National Recycling Week runs 8 – 12 November this year, and DRC is encouraging residents to think […]

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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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Vestas to Supply 16 Turbines to 58 MW Wind Farm in NSW

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas and its partner Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, have secured a 58 MW deal for Crookwell 3 Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The project will feature sixteen V126-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode which Vestas will supply and […]

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