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Joyce turns sod at solar farm, talks up “clean” coal

Joyce turns sod at solar farm, talks up “clean” coal

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce turned the first sod at a new solar farm and visited a major wind project this week, days after saying the Government needed to build a new "cl ...

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Kidston project in line for major financing

Kidston project in line for major financing

The combined solar and pumped hydro project at the dis-used Kidston gold mine in Far North Queensland could qualify for a concessional loan under the Federal Government's $5 billi ...

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Tesla wins SA battery storage deal

Tesla wins SA battery storage deal

Elon Musk's Tesla will team with French company Neoen to build the world's largest lithium ion battery system in South Australia. State Premer Jay Weatherill made the announcement ...

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Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

Turnbull talks up $3b in Tassie projects

More than $3 billion in renewable energy projects in Tasmania could transform the state into a “battery storage” resource for the nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in th ...

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AEMO blames software for SA crisis

AEMO blames software for SA crisis

A software setting for wind turbines has been isolated as the factor behind the South Australian power blackout in September last year. The final report from the Australian Energy ...

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Spark sees opportunity in SA “crisis”

Spark sees opportunity in SA “crisis”

Spark Infrastructure is reportedly supporting the investment of as much as $500 million to build new connection points for renewable energy projects in South Australia to better i ...

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Solar “Uber” trial kicks of in WA

Solar “Uber” trial kicks of in WA

Western Australian start-up Power Ledger has begun trialling its electricity trading software at the Busselton Lifestyle Village. The pilot project will see participants using Pow ...

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$10b Chinese buy out of bounds

$10b Chinese buy out of bounds

Australia has risked angering Chinese investors and the Government by ruling out the $10 billion sale of NSW distributor Ausgrid to two Chinese groups. Citing the national interes ...

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AEMO modelling shows need for change: CEC

AEMO modelling shows need for change: CEC

A report forecasting potential energy supply shortfalls in South Australia, Victoria and NSW after the retirement of old coal fired power plants was “a forecast of the future if n ...

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NZ renewables hit 90pc

NZ renewables hit 90pc

Renewable generation in NZ has hovered at around 90 percent this year, a strong indication that the country's target of 90 percent renewable by 2025 will be achieved. Utility Tran ...

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