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Ingeteam receives a 380 MW photovoltaic order from Acciona in Australia

Acciona Energía has chosen its energy conversion and control technology for the Aldoga project.Ingeteam has been selected by Acciona Energía as a technology partner to provide its energy conversion and control technology for a 380 MW photovoltaic project in Australia. Aldoga Photovoltaics is located 20 kilometers northwest of Gladstone on the central coast of Queensland. … Continue reading Ingeteam receives a 380 MW photovoltaic order from Acciona in Australia

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EDP reinforces investment in Australia through 1.3 GW wind offshore capacity awarded to Ocean Winds

The Australian Government awarded Ocean Winds, EDP Renewables and Engie’s joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy, a license to potentially develop up to 1.3 GW off the coast of Gippsland. This investment in the southeastern coast of Australia reinforces EDP’s commitment to the country. Ocean Winds, an international company dedicated to offshore wind energy … Continue reading EDP reinforces investment in Australia through 1.3 GW wind offshore capacity awarded to Ocean Winds

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Iberdrola obtains the preliminary license for an offshore wind project in Australia

Iberdrola has obtained prior authorization for an offshore wind farm, Aurora Green, which, if all permits are granted, could involve an investment of more than 6 billion euros.Chris Bowen, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, has announced the intention to grant the subsidiary of the Spanish company an offshore feasibility license for its Aurora Green … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains the preliminary license for an offshore wind project in Australia

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Ørsted secures licences to develop large-scale offshore wind projects in Australia

The Australian Government has announced that it has granted a feasibility licence for Ørsted’s first offshore wind project in Australia and intends to grant a licence for a second project, subject to consultation. With the licences, Ørsted aims to develop large-scale offshore wind farms off the coast of Gippsland, Victoria, to be operational in the … Continue reading Ørsted secures licences to develop large-scale offshore wind projects in Australia

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners secures two offshore wind feasibility licences in Australia and launches new platform company

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has secured nearly 1,300km2 of seabed in Australia to progress two offshore wind projects and launched a new platform company – Southerly Ten. CIP, on behalf of its Flagship Funds, today announced it was successful in Australia’s first offshore wind Feasibility Licence process securing two licences. CIP has site exclusivity to … Continue reading Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners secures two offshore wind feasibility licences in Australia and launches new platform company

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Mainstream Renewable Power consortium awarded feasibility licence for 2.5 GW offshore wind development in Australia

Mainstream Renewable Power today announced that Gippsland Skies Offshore Wind (“Gippsland Skies”), a consortium of Australian and international companies, comprising Mainstream Renewable Power, Reventus Power, AGL Energy and DIRECT Infrastructure, has been granted a feasibility licence by the Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy, for a fixed bottom 2.5 GW offshore wind project off … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power consortium awarded feasibility licence for 2.5 GW offshore wind development in Australia

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Australia’s biggest wind power and photovoltaic auction set for May

The federal government has confirmed that the biggest tender for renewables ever held in Australia – for six gigawatts of wind and solar – will be held in May and the focus will be on NSW, where more than one third of the capacity will be reserved. The auction will be the first since federal … Continue reading Australia’s biggest wind power and photovoltaic auction set for May

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Rooftop photovoltaic solar now a major player in Australia’s grid, but households need more batteries

Rooftop solar is now the fourth latest source of electricity in Australia, and a major player in the grid that is unparalleled in the rest of the world, but the need to encourage Australians to work with the grid rather than get off it is becoming more urgent. Residential solar now accounts for 11.2 per … Continue reading Rooftop photovoltaic solar now a major player in Australia’s grid, but households need more batteries

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Billion dollar increase for solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing in Australia

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today welcomed $1 billion in new funding to help unlock domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing across the entire supply chain. The Australian Government announced the establishment of the Solar Sunshot program to grow solar PV manufacturing in Australia and provide a pathway for the rich history of local … Continue reading Billion dollar increase for solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing in Australia

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Promise of perovskite as Australian lab hits record photovoltaic (PV) efficiency

It gives promise for perovskite as a simpler, more mobile method of deploying renewable energy in hard-to-reach places. Anthony Chesman, group leader for renewable energy systems at CSIRO and a contributor to the research, stresses their new tech won’t be competing with conventional silicon, but will offer a suitable entry point for some industries, and … Continue reading Promise of perovskite as Australian lab hits record photovoltaic (PV) efficiency

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CSIRO’s next-gen printed flexible photovoltaic solar cells launched into space

Australian-made flexible solar cells will orbit the Earth in a world-first test to evaluate them as a reliable energy source for future space endeavours. State-of-the-art printed flexible solar cell technology developed by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, was successfully launched into space today aboard Australia’s largest private satellite, Optimus-1, on Space X’s Transporter-10 mission.  CSIRO … Continue reading CSIRO’s next-gen printed flexible photovoltaic solar cells launched into space

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Australia’s Renewable Rush: 40 Wind Turbines a Month Needed to Meet 2030 Energy Goals

Like many things, solving the climate crisis is all about science and maths. According to Energy Minister Chris Bowen, Australia needs to be building 40 wind turbines every month until 2030 (plus a whole lot of solar panels and transmission lines) to meet his government’s ambitious renewable energy target. Given he said this towards the … Continue reading Australia’s Renewable Rush: 40 Wind Turbines a Month Needed to Meet 2030 Energy Goals

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Australia can successfully manufacture for solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, new report says

A technoeconomic analysis of four stages in the solar photovoltaic supply chain in the new Silicon 2 Solar roadmap shows a credible case for Australia becoming a viable solar manufacturer, according to the report’s authors. Research on the new Silicon 2 Solar roadmap is led by a non for profit member body the Australian Photovoltaic … Continue reading Australia can successfully manufacture for solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, new report says

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GE Vernova announces 1.4 GW of onshore wind projects with Squadron Energy in Australia

GE Vernova to supply the 6.0-164 workhorse wind turbine in strategic framework agreement, providing 1.4 GW of wind power generation across three sites.Framework agreement includes 414 MW Uungala Wind Farm, 400 MW Jeremiah Wind Farm and 700 MW Spicers Creek Wind Farm, all in New South Wales. Spicers Creek is a key project in New … Continue reading GE Vernova announces 1.4 GW of onshore wind projects with Squadron Energy in Australia

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EDP Renewables expands its presence in wind, photovoltaics and storage in Australia

EDP Renewables (EDPR), a global leader in renewable energy, has expanded its Asia Pacific presence into Australia to tap into the country’s substantial growth prospects in renewable energy. To fully enact its strategy and commitment to the market, the company has acquired the local renewables company ITP Development (ITPD). As an integral addition to EDPR, … Continue reading EDP Renewables expands its presence in wind, photovoltaics and storage in Australia

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Rio Tinto acquires 1.1 GW solar photovoltaic plant in Australia

Rio Tinto, the mining giant, on Wednesday announced a deal to buy all the electricity from the 1.1 GW Upper Calliope Solar Farm in Australia, in an effort to cut their global carbon emissions in half by 2030. The 25-year agreement with European Energy Australia means Rio Tinto gets a stable supply of green power. … Continue reading Rio Tinto acquires 1.1 GW solar photovoltaic plant in Australia

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How Australia installed solar photovoltaic panels in one in three homes

For a brief period over several weekends this spring, the state of South Australia, with a population of 1.8 million, did something no other place of similar size can hope to do: generate enough energy from panels rooftop solar panels to meet virtually all of your electrical needs. This is a new phenomenon, but it … Continue reading How Australia installed solar photovoltaic panels in one in three homes

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Vestas wins order for 41 wind turbines and 254 MW of wind power in Australia

Vestas has received an order for 254 MW to power an undisclosed wind farm in Australia. The order consists of 41 V162-6.2 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform. Vestas will also deliver the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the wind turbines, as well as a 30-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service … Continue reading Vestas wins order for 41 wind turbines and 254 MW of wind power in Australia

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Solar power and on-shore wind energy provide cheapest electricity and nuclear most expensive

Estimates show small modular nuclear reactors would provide most expensive power and will not be available until 2030.Electricity generated by solar and on-shore wind is the cheapest in Australia, even after the significant expense of integrating them into the power grid is factored in, according to new analysis from the CSIRO. Estimates of costs to … Continue reading Solar power and on-shore wind energy provide cheapest electricity and nuclear most expensive

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Acciona to develop one of Australia’s largest green power grids

ACEREZ, a consortium formed by ACCIONA, Cobra and Endeavour Energy, has signed an agreement with EnergyCo — the government agency responsible for developing Renewable Energy Zones (REZ) in New South Wales — to become the preferred network operator that will design, finance, build and operate the electric power transmission network in the Central-West Orana REZ. … Continue reading Acciona to develop one of Australia’s largest green power grids

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