Australian news, and some related international items

16 September REneweconomy news

  • Wirsol set to begin construction of 110MW solar farm in Victoria
    Wirsol Energy adds ready-to-build 110MW Wemen solar farm near Mildura to its planned 1GW by 2020 pipeline.
  • EnergyAustralia sees better, much cheaper options than Liddell
    EnergyAustralia’s Mark Collette tells ABC TV replacing Liddell by 2022 not a problem, but a race to the future and a huge industry opportunity.
  • GE Renewable Energy unveils its largest onshore wind turbine
    GE Renewable Energy has unveiled its brand-new 4.8–158 onshore wind turbine, GE’s largest high efficiency turbine to date.
  • Windlab lands PPA for wind, solar and storage project
    Windlab lands 10-year PPA with CS Energy for ground-breaking wind-solar-battery storage project in north Queensland.
  • SolarEdge improves scalability of its Australian commercial PV solution
    One power optimiser for two module solution now locally approved.
  • How to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant
    Wev’e done the modelling on how to replace Liddell with a dispatchable renewable energy plant – including wind, solar, storage and gas. We just need politicians to get out of the way and get on the bus.
  • This is just the start of the solar age – seven graphs show why
    Striking new report by one of world’s biggest independent energy consultants shows dramatic decline in coal and oil industry and a peak in global energy demand. Solar dominates, and has only just begun its path to becoming biggest source of energy.
  • Environment group refutes media claims about threat to Mt Piper power station from Springvale coal mine clean up
    Environmental group 4nature has dismissed as fear-mongering an article in The Australian on Tuesday that claimed its court action threatens the closure of the Mt Piper power station.

September 16, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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