Italian energy giant Enel invests in Carnegie’s wave technology

Posted on August 06, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Sophie Vorrath Source: reneweconomy.com.au The wave energy technology that started it all for ASX listed renewables developer Carnegie Clean Energy is the focus of a $1.6 million deal, between the Perth-based company and the renewables arm of global energy giant Enel Group. The deal will see Enel Green Power invest €1 million ($A1.6 million)… Read more »

Enwave Australia wins bid to build energy network in Adelaide

Posted on August 06, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Anthony Dodd Source: theleadsouthaustralia.com.au An energy production and trading scheme designed for the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide will incorporate one of Australia’s largest rooftop solar arrays to provide energy to businesses and homes within the growing precinct. The South Australian project will be delivered by Enwave Energy, a subsidiary of Enwave Australia. Enwave… Read more »

Geothermal could play crucial role for future of energy-intensive industry in NZ

Posted on August 03, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Alexander Richter Source: thinkgeoenergy.com In order to secure a long-term future for New Zealand’s energy-intensive heavy industry, secure and baseload power is crucial. In a future with 100% renewables as proposed by the country’s government, this could put geothermal power in a crucial role together with hydro power and pumped storage. In an article… Read more »

Ventus proposes 24-turbine wind farm in New Zealand

Posted on August 03, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Tsvetomira Tsanova Source: renewablesnow.com Ventus Energy plans to build a 24-turbine wind farm near Paeroa on the North Island of New Zealand, for which it has recently submitted resource consent applications. It was announced on Monday that the green-field independent energy project developer, through Kaimai Wind Farm Ltd, has filed applications with the Hauraki… Read more »

Tilt Renewables commissions 54-MW wind farm in Australia

Posted on August 02, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Ivan Shumkov Source: renewablesnow.com Tilt Renewables Ltd (NZE:TLT) on Monday announced the successful commissioning of all turbines at the 54-MW Salt Creek wind farm in Western Victoria, Australia. The company said in a statement that the 15 Vestas turbines at the project site have produced slightly above the expected energy yield in July. As… Read more »

Victoria’s 100 MW solar farm receives financial green light

Posted on August 02, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Marija Djordjevic Source: pv-magazine-australia.com Having finalized the financing agreement for the project, French renewable energy producer Neoen announced that full construction on Victoria’ Numurkah Solar Farm is ready to commence this week, with major supply contracts previously secured for the Laverton steelworks and the Melbourne tram network. The 100 MW Numurkah Solar Farm in… Read more »

Natural Solar, sonnen deploy blockchain in 12-home project

Posted on July 27, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com Installer Natural Solar is equipping 12 homes in Sydney with rooftop PV and sonnen batteries, and will utilize blockchain technology to facilitate P2P trading of electricity between households. The mini virtual power plant (VPP) project will allow the homes to reduce their electricity demand from the grid by 90%. The number of blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer… Read more »

Australia’s AEMO calls for focus on renewables zones in 20yr network plan

Posted on July 27, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: https://renewablesnow.com It would not be economic for the transmission network to reach all currently proposed renewables projects across the National Electricity Market (NEM), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) says in a new report, saying it would be better to prioritise a number of renewable energy zones (REZs). AEMO has now published its Integrated System… Read more »

PowerLink Could Have 30 Gigawatts In Solar Pipeline

Posted on July 23, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: https://cleantechnica.com PowerLink signed an agreement with Pacific Hydro for a project with the potential to be 500 megawatts (MW) —  the first part of the Haughton solar farm. Obviously, that’s a huge project, but the organization says it has far more than that in its pipeline, “We also have more than 150 enquiries or applications… Read more »

Major parties clash over Queensland’s renewable energy funding

Posted on July 23, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au News this week that the Queensland government will be able to meet 21 per cent of its energy needs from renewable sources by mid-2019 suggests Labor’s push to reach 50 per cent renewable energy supply by 2030 is not just ideological. It could be achievable. However, Queensland’s opposition says it is being subsidised and… Read more »