Gatineau biofuel company helping to revolutionize airline industry

Posted on January 29, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: A Gatineau biofuel company is helping to revolutionize the airline industry. Gatineau’s Agrisoma is powering the world’s first ever transpacific flight from the United States to Australia using jet fuel from a renewable source. On Sunday, Australia’s Qantas Airline will depart on a 15-hour journey from Los Angeles to Melbourne using a mix of traditional… Read more »

Big Four firm plays key role in solar farm sale

Posted on January 29, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: One of the Big Four professional services firms has played a major role in the sale of a solar farm in New South Wales. PwC Australia acted as the lead legal adviser and financial adviser for Terrain Solar in its sale of the 30MW Molong Solar Farm to TEC-C Investments, which was advised… Read more »

AusNet services to develop terminal station for Pacific Hydro’s crowlands wind farm

Posted on January 25, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: AusNet Services (ASX: AST) announces today that agreement has been secured with Pacific Hydro to develop a new transmission connection for the 80 MW Crowlands Wind Farm project in the Pyrenees Shire Council in western Victoria, near Avoca. Once fully commissioned, the wind farm will comprise 39 turbines with total capacity of 80… Read more »

Tesla among 19 groups competing to build Darwin big battery

Posted on January 25, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Giles Parkinson Source: Tesla, fresh from the success of its newly-opened big battery in South Australia, has joined 18 other groups competing for the right to build another big battery, this time in the Northern Territory. Expressions of interest for a big battery in the Darwin-Katherine network – with a nominal capacity of between… Read more »

British billionaire plans to build electric cars in Australia

Posted on January 24, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: A British billionaire industrialist is bidding to build electric cars in Australia, perhaps reviving the nation’s car industry in the process. Sanjeev Gupta looks set to bid for industrial assets at the former Holden manufacturing site in South Australia in a global auction. According to Reuters, SA treasurer Tom Koutsantonis has discussed with Mr Gupta the… Read more »

Nexif Energy breaks ground on Lincoln Gap Wind Farm

Posted on January 24, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Marco Balsamo Source: INDEPENDENT power producer Nexif Energy officially broke ground on its $450 million Lincoln Gap Wind Farm project on Tuesday, January 23. When completed, the 212MW wind farm – located 15 kilometres west of Port Augusta on a raised plateau next to the Eyre Highway – will produce enough electricity to power about 155,000 South Australian… Read more »

Multi-million dollar solar farm construction to begin

Posted on January 23, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Carolyn Booth Source: CONSTRUCTION is set to start on a multi-million dollar solar farm near Childers, with the project expected to be up and running within nine months. Australian developer of utility scale solar projects, Esco Pacific, has also announced the construction phase of its Susan River site near Maryborough is about to… Read more »

Soltec opens new HQ in Australia

Posted on January 23, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Lucas Morais Source: Spanish solar products maker Soltec Renewable Energies has opened a new office in Australia as part of its  strategy to expand in the Asia-Pacific region, the local government announced today. Named Soltec Australia, the new subsidiary is based in Sydney and will focus its services on the Asia-Pacific market. For this purpose,… Read more »

Meridian Building first in NZ to get six star rating

Posted on January 22, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: 33 Customhouse Quay in Wellington has been accredited by the New Zealand Green Building Council with a 6 star NABERSNZ rating for energy performance – the first New Zealand building to achieve the top 6 star rating. Beca provided building services and environmental engineering for the building, and are thrilled with this performance… Read more »