Genex secures environmental approval for hydro project in Australia

Posted on April 16, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.power-technology.com Genex Power has obtained environmental approvals for the development of the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro). Australia’s clean energy generation and storage solutions provider Genex Power has obtained environmental approvals for the development of the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro). The K2-Hydro project is expected to help the Queensland Government achieve its… Read more »

ATLASSIAN TAKES LEAD ON 100% RENEWABLE POWER IN AUSTRALIA

Posted on April 16, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.theclimategroup.org Atlassian has become the first Australian tech company to join the RE100 initiative, targeting 100% renewable electricity for its global operations by 2025. Led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, RE100 now brings together more than 170 of the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity. Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100, The Climate Group, said: “As… Read more »

PowerChina, Goldwind bag funds for Tasmanian wind park

Posted on April 10, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com/news PowerChina and Goldwind Australia have sealed a financing package for their 144-MW Cattle Hill Wind Farm project on the shore of Lake Echo in Central Tasmania. This was announced on Tuesday by legal services provider Herbert Smith Freehills, which advised the two sponsors on the project financing. According to its statement, the Cattle Hill… Read more »

Nordex confirms 157.5-MW Aussie order from Acciona

Posted on April 10, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Nordex SE (ETR:NDX1) confirmed today it has received an order from Acciona Energy Australia to equip its 157.5-MW Mortlake South wind farm in the southeastern state of Victoria that entered the construction phase last month. The German company will supply and install 35 units of its N149/4.0-4.5 turbine for the specific project. Nordex said… Read more »

TOP ENERGY’S GEOTHERMAL EXPANSION TO CUT LINES CHARGES

Posted on March 25, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: http://www.sharechat.co.nz Lines company Top Energy says a $300 million expansion of its geothermal development at Ngawha will fundamentally change the shape of its business and enable it to slash electricity costs for the region’s 64,000 residents. The firm is on track to commission a 32-megawatt generator at its site near Kaikohe in October 2020… Read more »

Eurus invests in Windlab’s 1.65-GW African wind portfolio

Posted on March 25, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com Japan’s Eurus Energy Holdings has taken a 25% stake in the South African subsidiary of Aussie renewables developer Windlab Ltd (ASX:WND) and will assist it in the development of its 1,650-MW portfolio of wind projects. The funding commitment to Windlab Africa Pty Ltd will help promote wind power generation in the East African region, Eurus… Read more »

Kwinana renewable energy plant set to create 800 jobs in construction phase

Posted on March 14, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.perthnow.com.au Construction has started on one of two proposed waste-to-energy facilities in the Rockingham-Kwinana area, the first to be built in Australia. First sod was turned on Friday at the $668 million energy project in Kwinana which will thermally treat waste diverted from landfill into steam for electricity generation. It is co-developed by Dutch… Read more »

Array Technologies’ trackers to be used at 275-MW Aussie solar park

Posted on March 11, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com US solar tracker maker Array Technologies Inc has been selected to supply the tracker systems for the 275-MW Darlington Point solar project in New South Wales. The US firm will deliver its DuraTrack HZ v3 solution for the project, which will be equipped with Canadian Solar’s HiKu modules (CS3W-P), each averaging 400 W. Array… Read more »

BSR nabs solar-plus-storage EPC deal in Australia

Posted on March 05, 2019. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.renewablesnow.com UK-based British Solar Renewables (BSR) said today it has been chosen as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for a solar-plus-storage project in Australia’s Northern Territory region. The 33-MW solar project near Katherine, to be coupled with a 5.7-MVA/2.9-MWh battery storage system, was developed by a joint venture between Australia’s Epuron and UK-based… Read more »