Third Stage Of Canberra Solar Battery Storage Grants Kicks Off

Solar battery subsidy - Canberra

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The third stage of the ACT’s Next Generation Energy Storage grants program has been provided more than $3 million in funding for battery system subsidies. [Read more…]

Big Batteries Projects For Queensland And Northern Territory

Huge battery systems could be installed in QLD and NT reasonably soon – and one may be bigger than what is currently the world’s largest operating lithium-ion battery storage facility, which is located in South Australia. [Read more…]

Victorian Coal Power Station Unit Fails – Again

Loy Yang A power station - Victoria

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A troublesome generation unit at the brown coal-fired Loy Yang A power station again experienced problems early yesterday morning – reportedly the sixth incident in just a few weeks. [Read more…]

Port Augusta 150MW Solar Thermal Power Plant Approved

SolarReserve Aurora Solar Thermal Power Station - Port Augusta

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SolarReserve’s $650 million Aurora solar thermal power station project has been granted development approval by South Australia’s State Government. [Read more…]

Lights Out For FPL Coal Plant, While Solar Powers Up

FPL coal retirement and solar rollout

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Florida Power & Light (FPL) has shuttered another coal-fired power station and brought four new solar farms online – with more to come. [Read more…]

Clean Energy Finance Corporation Under Review

Clean Energy Finance Corporation Review

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The Department of the Environment and Energy is overseeing a review examining the effectiveness of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) in boosting flows of finance into Australia’s clean energy sector. [Read more…]

More Solar Savers For Victoria’s City Of Darebin

The City of Darebin is boosting its Solar Saver program in an effort to help the City increase its installed solar power capacity from 18MW to 36MW. [Read more…]

Construction To Start On Poland’s First “Designer” Solar Farm

Deer shaped solar farm

A 10MW solar farm to be built in Jelenia Góra will have panels arranged in the shape of a city symbol – a deer. [Read more…]

Claim Australians Back HELE Coal Power Questioned

Results from a poll indicating 68% of Australians surveyed back so-called high-efficiency, low emissions (HELE) coal fired power generation have been met with a healthy degree of skepticism. [Read more…]

Yarranlea Solar Farm Construction To Commence Soon

Yarranlea solar farm

The construction of a 100MW solar farm 45 kilometres west of Toowoomba is expected to start early this year after recent approval from the Australian Electricity Market Operator (AEMO). [Read more…]