Funding For Third Microgrid In Yackandandah

Another solar microgrid for Yackandandah

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Victoria’s Andrews Labor Government has announced funding to go towards a microgrid project in Yackandandah, the third for the town. [Read more…]

WA Community Energy Storage Trial Is Tesla Powered

Western Australia PowerBank Trial - Tesla Powerpack

Western Australian Energy Minister Ben Wyatt yesterday announced further details of PowerBank – a Western Power/Synergy trial offering virtual energy storage to solar households. [Read more…]

Sony Accelerates USA 100% Renewables Target

Sony renewable energy target

A month after joining the RE100, Sony has brought forward its goal of  reaching 100% renewable electricity in the USA from 2040 to 2030. [Read more…]

South Australia Loses Renewable Energy Leader Status

Renewable energy scorecard

South Australia is no longer the nation’s outright leader for renewable energy according to a report released yesterday by the Climate Council. [Read more…]

City of Rockingham Joins Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership

Solar panels - City of Rockingham

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Western Australia’s City of Rockingham last week joined dozens of other councils across Australia reaffirming their commitment to a sustainable energy future. [Read more…]

Solar Farm Proposal Called In By Victoria’s Planning Minister

Inverleigh wind and solar project

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Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne will reportedly make the final call on a solar farm project proposed for a site near Inverleigh. [Read more…]

Funding Announced For Large-Scale Energy Storage In New York

Energy storage in New York

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New York’s Governor has made funding available for solar projects integrating energy storage, to help the state towards its goal of 1,500MW storage capacity by 2025. [Read more…]

SolarEdge To Acquire Energy Storage Manufacturer

SolarEdge to acquire Kokam

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. announced on Friday it had entered into agreements to acquire a major stake in South Korea based energy storage manufacturer Kokam Co., Ltd.  [Read more…]

Anglesea Power Station (Finally) Demolished, Land Use Framework Released

Anglesea power station site

After taking a second crack at leveling Victoria’s Anglesea Power Station – success; followed by the release of the Land Use Framework for the site yesterday. [Read more…]

Calls For Solar Subsidy Scrapping At Major Australian Energy Summit

An early end to Australia's solar subsidy?

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Banging of the solar subsidy-axing drum grew louder yesterday at The Australian Financial Review National Energy Summit. [Read more…]