Australian news, and some related international items

12 August REneweconomy news

  • Australia’s biggest wind farm is also its least productive
    What’s wrong with Australia’s biggest wind farm? Victoria’s 420MW Macarthur facility was supposed to produce 50% more power than it did last year.
  • Another solar farm planned for Collinsville, as Blackrock buys in
    New 50MW Hayman solar farm to go merchant, as US investor BlackRock makes first big move into renewables with two solar farm investments.
  • Australia’s first battery “giga-factory” set for development in Darwin
    Australian company Energy Renaissance says it has “sealed deal” with NT government, locking in Darwin as preferred site for 1GWh lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant.
  • New rules for retailers, but don’t sit there waiting for your electricity bill to go down
    A call to retailers; Information about discounts will be simpler, but you’ll still have to do the legwork to shop around.
  • Scientists develop spit-powered battery
    You can make a battery out of a lemon, a tomato, an orange or a stack of pennies. And now you can make a battery using spit.
  • RCR awarded $315M for Daydream and Hayman solar farm projects
    RCR Tomlinson Ltd is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two contracts for the 150MWac Daydream Solar Farm and the 50MWac Hayman Solar Farm, developed and maintained by Edify Energy Pty Ltd.

August 12, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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