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Big boost for large-scale solar

Big boost for large-scale solar

Investment by the threatened Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will triple Australia’s large scale solar production after the agency announced the results of its latest s ...

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Qld biofuels trial uses waste water

Qld biofuels trial uses waste water

Waste from sewage treatment i Queensland will be used to irrigate a plantation of 4000 pongamia trees which will in turn be used as feedstock to make biodiesel. Queensland Urban U ...

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Sugar company announces $75m biofuels projects

Sugar company announces $75m biofuels projects

Queensland sugar producer MSF Sugar has announced a $75 biofuels project to be built in the Tablelands region inland from Cairns. The project will use a sugarcane byproduct called ...

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Feds approve Dundonnell wind

Feds approve Dundonnell wind

NZ energy developer Trustpower continues to develop its Australian wind projects, with the company winning Federal planning approval for a 96 turbine farm in Victoria this week. T ...

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Sun Brilliance goes big

Sun Brilliance goes big

Perth-based solar developer and systems integrator Sun Brilliance has upsized its planned solar farm near Perth from 25MW to 100MW. The company announced the project earlier this ...

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Ararat wind powering up

Ararat wind powering up

The first electricity is being produced by the Ararat wind farm in Victoria, with five turbines now producing around 23 megawatts of power each day. One year after ground was brok ...

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Conergy goes big on storage

Conergy goes big on storage

Conergy's Lakeland solar farm in Queensland will also comprise a major storage facility partially funded with $17.4 million from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. The 10.8MW ...

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ACT powering wind industry

ACT powering wind industry

The ACT continues to be a major driver for the national wind industry, with two new wind farms winning power purchase agreements this week. The ACT announced what Environment Mini ...

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Protean Energy aims big with new chief

Protean Energy aims big with new chief

  Perth energy developer Protean Wave Energy has flagged global ambitions outside of its core tidal power business under new chief executive Stephen Rogers. Rogers, the forme ...

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Qld biofuels to supply US “Green Fleet”

Qld biofuels to supply US “Green Fleet”

Queensland’s ambition to be a centre for the biofuels industry has received a major boost with the signing of a deal to supply the US Navy’s so-called “Green Fleet.” Premier Annas ...

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