VivoPower International PLC Announces Contract To Build 3.6 MW Solar Project In Australia

Posted on August 09, 2018. Australasian News.

Source: poweronline.com VivoPower International PLC (Nasdaq: VVPR) (“VivoPower”), a global solar power company, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary in Australia, Aevitas Group Limited (“Aevitas”) has been awarded a significant contract for the engineering design, procurement and construction of the 3.6 MW Cubbie Solar Project near Dirranbandi in Queensland, Australia. The project will… Read more »

Blockchain enables Australia’s peer-to-peer power trading kick-off- energy

Posted on August 09, 2018. Australasian News.

Author: Andy Colthorpe Source: energy-storage.news Cheap solar electricity will be traded between neighbouring residents in apartment blocks in Western Australia, enabling peer-to-peer (P2P) trading of electricity in a project supported by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). White Gum Valley, a residential development near Fremantle, Western Australia, has rooftop PV installed on its blocks. A modest… Read more »

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 »