HSF acts as Chinese buyer gobbles up more renewable energy assets in Australia

Posted on November 16, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Sol Dolor Source: australasianlawyer.com.au Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has advised a Chinese company bent on increasing its renewable energy capacity in Australia. HSF acted for Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy Australia (BJCE Australia), which bought the 31-turbine Biala Wind Farm from Newtricity Developments Biala for an unspecified amount. The project, located in the Southern Tablelands… Read more »

Soltec to serve Australian solar market

Posted on November 16, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: reneweconomy.com.au The European leader in solar tracking continues international expansion to APAC region with a new subsidiary in Sydney. Soltec, a leading manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers and related services in large-scale projects, is expanding to serve Australia with an office in Sydney. The new office will execute on Soltec’s activities in… Read more »

PH, New Zealand expand trade cooperation on geothermal energy

Posted on November 15, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Madelaine B. Miraflor Source: business.mb.com.ph The Philippines and New Zealand have decided to extend their cooperation on the development of the country’s geothermal resources, a move that was formalized on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings being held now in the country. Energy Chief Alfonso Cusi confirmed yesterday that the… Read more »

Carnеgie increases capacity of flagship wave device to 1.5 MW

Posted on November 15, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Ivan Shumkov Source: renewablesnow.com Australia’s Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd (ASX:CCE) said today it has redesigned its CETO 6 wave energy device, increasing its nominal capacity to 1.5 MW from 1 MW previously. The company announced in a statement that it had won a US patent on November 6 that confirms the additional features of… Read more »

DP Energy selects developers for 375MW power plant in Australia

Posted on November 14, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: power-technology.com Ireland-based DP Energy has selected Vestas and Downer as preferred suppliers to develop Stage I of its Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in Australia. As part of the arrangement, Vestas will supply wind turbines and control systems and Downer will provide solar energy components. Once completed, the energy park will be able to… Read more »

RCR Tomlinson wins $260m VIC, QLD solar projects

Posted on November 14, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Steven Impey Source: manmonthly.com.au Diversified NSW engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson has been selected to carry out two major solar projects worth $260 million. RCR will carry out construction and maintenance works at the Clermont solar farm in northern Queensland and the Wemen solar farm in Victoria, which are being developed by international… Read more »

Nexif Energy Achieves Financial Close on First Stage of the 212MW Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in Australia

Posted on November 13, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: businesswire.com Nexif Energy, an independent power producer in Australia and Southeast Asia, has announced that it has reached financial close for the first stage of the Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in Australia. Located near Port Augusta in South Australia, the Lincoln Gap Wind Farm project’s 126 megawatts (MW) first stage involves the construction and… Read more »

First SonnenFlat systems installed in Australia to reduce electricity bills to $0

Posted on November 13, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Stephen Fenech Source: techguide.com.au Sonnen’s promise to customers to reduce their electricity bills to $0 is already underway with the first Australian residential installations of the SonnenFlat system by Natural Solar. The German battery-maker, in conjunction with Natural Solar – Australia’s leading solar and battery installer, has plans to turn houses around Australia into one huge… Read more »

Sterling & Wilson Aims to build 500 MW Solar Projects in Australia

Posted on November 10, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Hiren Samani Source: editiontruth.com Indian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services company Sterling & Wilson, serving the infrastructure and energy industries, has recently announced that it is planning to construct solar PV projects of collective capacity of nearly 500MW in Australia within the next three years. According to the company, these projects would require… Read more »