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Finkel Report. Can it end “energy wars?”

Finkel Report. Can it end “energy wars?”

The once unlikely prospect of a bipartisan national energy policy is on the agenda as the Federal and State Governments wait to receive full details of the energy blueprint report ...

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$300m windfarm for Tasmania

$300m windfarm for Tasmania

Chinese interests will spend around $300 million on a new 49 windfarm to be developed in Central Tasmania. The project, near Wild Cattle Hill at Lake Echo, will increase wind gene ...

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$8b offshore wind proposed for Victoria

$8b offshore wind proposed for Victoria

A $8 billion project proposed for the Gippsland coastline would be Australia's first offshore windfarm. Offshore Energy has proposed  a 250 turbine project around 25 kilometres of ...

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World adds record renewables

World adds record renewables

The world is adding more energy capacity from renewables than from all fossil fuels combined each year, according to a report backed by the United Nations. The REN21 report launch ...

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GPG to supply Crookwell turbines

GPG to supply Crookwell turbines

Global Power Generation Australia (GPG) has signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy to supply and install 28 turbines at Crookwell 2 windfarm near Goulbourn in NSW. GPG will ...

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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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Planning green light for NSW Biala wind

Planning green light for NSW Biala wind

Planning consent has been granted in NSW for the construction of a 31 turbine wind farm near Crookwell in the Southern Tablelands. The Planning Assessment Commission has given its ...

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Sods turned for Mt Gellibrand wind

Sods turned for Mt Gellibrand wind

Spanish infrastructure developer ACCIONA Energy has begun construction work on the 132-megawatt Mount Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria. With an estimated investment of $258 millio ...

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Welcome to the grid, Ararat Wind

Welcome to the grid, Ararat Wind

The RES Australia developed Ararat Wind Farm has come online and is now feeding electricity into the national grid and to the Australian Capital Territory. The project was made vi ...

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Macquarie buys UK Govt Green Bank

Macquarie buys UK Govt Green Bank

Australian investment bank Macquarie Group has emerged the winner in a struggle to buy the UK Government’s Green Investment Bank. A Macquarie led consortium was announced as the w ...

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