New South Wales

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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NSW Govt Gives Go-ahead to 400 MW Solar-Battery Plant in Australia

UPC/AC Renewables Australia has announced that the New South Wales government has granted its approval to the development plans for the 400-MW Stubbo Solar Farm and Battery project in the Orana region of the Australian state. UPC\AC Renewables is a joint venture of UPC Renewables Australia Pty Ltd and AC Energy, part of the Ayala Corp […]

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NSW Govt Opens ROI for 8 GW RE Zone in New England, Australia

The New South Wales (NSW) government yesterday opened the registrations of interest (ROI) process to invite generation, storage and network developers to be a part of the state’s second Renewable Energy Zone in New England (New England REZ), Australia. The ROI will be open for six weeks from Thursday June 3 to Friday July 16, 2021. The […]

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Shell and Edify Strike 100 MW Big Battery Storage Deal with NSW Govt

UK-based Shell Energy and Australia-headquartered Edify Energy have released a joint statement today, stating that the two companies have signed a long-term services agreement to deliver a two-hour battery storage facility of 100 MW capacity in South West NSW, Australia. In renewable energy news coming from the nation, it was recently revealed that Australia installed its highest […]

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