Australian news, and some related international items

15 November REneweconomy news

  • WA wind, solar industry in turmoil as green fund cements govt monopoly
    Synergy’s new “green fund” will cement its near monopoly powers, and put up to $1bn of wind and solar developments at risk, industry warns.
  • Rooftop solar changes unsettle industry, raising fears worse to come
    Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.
  • Elon Musk: Tesla semi truck event will “blow your mind”
    Elon Musk tweets that the Tesla Semi Truck unveiling will “blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.” Let’s see.
  • Carnegie jacks up CETO capacity in bid to take wave power mainstream
    Carnegie boosts nominal capacity of CETO unit from 1MW to 1.5MW, in bid to make wave power cost competitive with mainstream renewables.
  • RCR preferred contractor for the Clermont and Woman solar farm projects
    RCR is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the Preferred EPC Contractor for two major contracts, totalling approximately $260 million.
  • Hear from Leading Solar Researchers in Melbourne in December 2017
    The rate of change of progress is rapid and to stay current with the latest in technology developments and deployment, each year, Australia’s leading solar researchers get together in an annual conference, with international and regional colleagues.
  • Lincoln Gap may treble battery size, as wind and solar lead new era
    Lincoln Gap wind farm may treble amount of battery storage, as it seeks new formula to escape dominance of big energy retailers.
  • Even IEA says coal boom is dead, hails the solar age
    Even the conservative IEA is calling the end of the coal era, and hailing new age of renewables as the world addresses climate, energy poverty and health.
  • Sungrow’s ESS system – PowCube4.8 Launch
    Sungrow presents its residential energy storage system (ESS) – the PowCube4.8.

November 15, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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