Stockland begins “Australia’s largest” property solar roll-out

Posted on October 24, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Sophie Vorrath Source: Australian property giant Stockland is set to begin work on the first of 10 major commercial solar arrays it is installing on shopping centres across Australia, a $23.5 million project the company says will collectively generate 17.2 GWh of energy a year. Project number one, a $3.4 million 1.6MW PV… Read more »

DC PRO Engineering to play leading role in Australia’s drive towards greener future with opening of two offices Down Under

Posted on October 24, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: DC PRO Engineering, the UAE-based Engineering Consultancy firm, has expanded its operations and opened two offices in Australia to service the growing demand from businesses and entities across the country for a push towards renewable energy. Renewables are earmarked as a key driver in Australia’s energy future as the country transitions away from… Read more »

Vic locks in 40pc renewable energy target

Posted on October 23, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Georgie Moore Source: An ambitious renewable energy target of 40 per cent by 2025 has been given the green light by Victoria’s parliament. The legislation, which also locks in a 25 per cent target by 2020, passed the state’s upper house on Friday afternoon. The government says its modelling shows the target will… Read more »

Genex lifts storage capacity of 250-MW pumped hydro project

Posted on October 23, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Plamena Tisheva Source: Australia’s Genex Power Ltd (ASX:GNX) said today it has optimised the design of its 250-MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project, increasing its storage capacity to over 2,000 MWh from 1,500 MWh. The company added that it sees a clear path to reaching financial close for the project, located at the… Read more »

Victoria’s $133m lure for utility-scale solar

Posted on October 20, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: As part of Victoria’s drive to attract more renewable energy resources to the area, the Victorian government has awarded a $133 million contract to UGL, a subsidiary of the engineering and construction brand CIMIC. UGL was bought by CIMIC in 2016 and the company already has a successful portfolio in solar power. UGL… Read more »

CEFC Backs Solar-Wind-Battery Windlab Hybrid

Posted on October 19, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: The CEFC will invest $94 million in Australia’s first fully integrated wind, solar and battery project, at the central north Queensland Kennedy Energy Park. The project is being developed by Windlab and Eurus Energy. The $170 million 60MW hybrid renewable energy project will connect to the local grid, providing electricity to communities from… Read more »

Fiji issues green bond for climate mitigation

Posted on October 19, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: Fiji has issued a sovereign green bond to help it fund climate change projects. The government plans to raise $US50 million through the bond to help mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change. Green bonds are fixed income, liquid financial instruments which provide investors an opportunity to support environmentally sound projects…. Read more »

Endeavour Energy selects MPower to install NSW’S largest grid support battery

Posted on October 18, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: Endeavour Energy has awarded a contract to MPower to supply, install, support and maintain batteries for a grid scale energy storage system in West Dapto, in the Australian state of New South Wales. The 1MWh grid connected trial system will be located in the Illawarra region and is expected to save the state… Read more »

GCL-SI Offers One-Stop Ground Power Station Solution to APSU Power in Australia

Posted on October 18, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Park Jeong-jun Source: GCL System Integration Technology CO. Ltd. (GCL-SI), (SHE: 002506), a subsidiary of the world’s leading energy group GCL, has announced a partnership with APSU Power, an Australia-based power station developer, offering one-stop solutions for a 5MW photovoltaic (PV) ground power station project (‘the Project”). The cooperation heralds GCL-SI’s entry into mainstream markets… Read more »