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Wetherill calls out “right-wing f…wit” critics

Wetherill calls out “right-wing f…wit” critics

South Australian Premier and renewable energy champion Jay Wetherill has gone on the attack again, describing critics of his state’s power outages as “right-wing f..kwits”. The Premier, who has also b ...

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Ararat wind enjoys strong July

Ararat wind enjoys strong July

The newly commissioned Ararat Wind Farm has reboounded from a slow start in June to deliver strong generation in July, the project managers have told local Fairfax Media. The results came after a disa ...

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Sunshine Coast solar officially opened

Sunshine Coast solar officially opened

A 15MW solar far on the Sunshine Coast was connected to the grid this week and officially opened by a combination of Local and State Government officers and ministers. The Sunshine Coast Solar Farm co ...

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Lighthouse buys Qld solar farm

Lighthouse buys Qld solar farm

A 20MW solar farm currently under construction in Queensland has been sold to renewable energy investor Lighthouse Infrastructures. Lighthouse wil purhase the solar farm at Hughenden from developer Ba ...

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WestGen appoints contractors for solar farm

WestGen appoints contractors for solar farm

Renewable energy developer WestGen has announced major contractors for its $75 million Byford solar farm project in Western Australia. Germany company Phoenix Solar has been awarded the engineering, p ...

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Tully hydro back on agenda

Tully hydro back on agenda

A Queensland Coalition MP has called for the resurrection of the large Tully Millstream hydro-electricity project, and Deputy Prime Minister Barbaby Joyce has reportedly agreed to look at the proposal ...

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Community consulted on Finley Solar

Community consulted on Finley Solar

Developer ESCO Pacific held a community consultation event this week to discuss its plans for the $220 million Finley Solar Farm. The project, located in the Berrigan region of NSW, is for a 170MW uti ...

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New life in Tasmanian wind sector

New life in Tasmanian wind sector

Plans for a new wind farm at Low Head in Tasmania, which have lain dormant have been revived. The $60 million project would be situated around 8 kilometres from George Town, and comprises 12 turbines ...

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Melbourne Water embraces mini-hydro

Melbourne Water embraces mini-hydro

Five new mini-hydroelectric plants are now up and running at five locations operated by Melbourne Water. The plans have been installed at Dandenong, Mount Waverly, Boronia and Cardina Creek, and have ...

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Coleambally solar PPP deal

Coleambally solar PPP deal

Energy Australia has agreed to a 12 year power purhcase agreement with French renewable developer Neoen's project at Coleambally in the NSW Riverina. The deal covers 100MW of the 150MW facility, and g ...

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