Melbourne’s Tram Network Will Run On Solar As Victoria Launches 75 Megawatt Solar Tender

Posted on January 30, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Jonathan Gifford Source: cleantechnica.com Victoria has announced a tender for 75 megawatts of large scale solar to be constructed in the northwest of the state, with 35 megawatts (MW) of these arrays will “linked to” Melbourne’s tram network. Melbourne is the location for the largest electric tram system in the world, in terms of… Read more »

A Melbourne energy startup just scored $10 million from the Australian government

Posted on January 25, 2017. Australasian News.

Author: Simon Thomsen Source: businessinsider.com.au The Turnbull government’s renewable energy investment arm, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), has contributed nearly half of an $11.5 million series B capital raise into a Melbourne tech startup that’s hoping to change the way electricity grids operate. GreenSync, one of a growing number of startups using technology to… Read more »

AGL, GE and CATCON join forces to build 200MW wind farm in Australia

Posted on January 25, 2017. Australasian News.

Source: windtech-international.com GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy (AGL) and civil engineering construction company, CATCON, have announced a contract to develop and build the US$ 450 million Silverton Wind Farm in Australia. The Silverton Wind Farm, located in western New South Wales, is the first greenfield development under the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a… Read more »