Australia’s Origin Energy To Establish 2 GWh Battery In Queensland

Origin Energy has filed an environmental study with the Australian government for the construction of a new 500 MW/2,000 MWh battery energy storage facility to be developed near Kogan, approximately 40 km west of Dalby in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The largest combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Australia, the 630 MW Darling Downs power […]

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Amazon & Vena Energy Begins Operation of 125 MW Solar Project in Australia

Amazon and Vena Energy announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt (MW) renewable energy project in Woleebee, Queensland in Australia. The project consists of over 2,50,000 solar photovoltaic panels. According to the company, the Amazon Solar Project Australia – Wandoan is expected to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 60,000 Australian homes […]

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Queensland Goes With Tesla Megapack Batteries for 100MW BESS Project

The state government of Queensland has announced that the state owned power company CS Energy will build a 100MW battery energy storage system (BESS) by using Tesla Inc’s Megapacks batteries to support renewable power. The move comes despite the well publicised accident involving the megapacks in Australia’s  Victoria Big Battery project earlier in July last […]

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How Australia’s States Are Leading The Renewables Push

Australia’s states have taken the lead in the push for renewables, with Tasmania setting a 200% target for renewable energy by 2040. NSW and South Australia have also made aggressive plans. The country already has a rooftop solar penetration of over 30%, the highest in the world,  making rooftop solar the largest contributor to its […]

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UK-based Octopus Group Buys 181 MW Wind Farm in Australia

Octopus Australia has acquired the 181MW Dulacca Wind Farm in Queensland, Australia, from global renewable energy company RES. Once constructed, the wind project will consist of 43 wind turbines and generate enough electricity to power approximately 124,000 homes. Octopus Australia is a part of UK-based Octopus Group that manages over 260 renewables assets globally. In addition to […]

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RES and Energy Estate to Advance 2 GW Renewable Hub in Queensland

RES and Energy Estate will work together on the CQP project which plans to deliver over 2 GW of wind, solar and storage developments in Queensland RES, one of the world’s largest independent renewable energy companies with over 16 GW portfolio has partnered with Energy Estate to work together on the Central Queensland Power project […]

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Acciona to Build 1026 MW Wind Farm in Queensland Worth EUR 1 Bn

Acciona has announced that it will build its largest-ever wind farm in Australia, the MacIntyre complex in Queensland, with a total capacity of 1026 MW. Acciona has announced that it will build its largest-ever wind farm in Australia, the MacIntyre complex in Queensland, with a total capacity of 1026 MW. The project will boost the […]

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Rooftop Solar Installations in Australia Edge Towards 2 Million

The figures from the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) show Australia now has a combined 6.29 GW of rooftop solar installed. Rooftop solar installations in Australia are setting new records in the country. The latest figures from Australia’s regulator show that the nation is edging closer to the 2 million mark on this area. The figures from the Clean […]

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