Plans approved for biggest battery in Victoria, draft guidelines for a “solar tax” released + a look at the best Australian regions for a green hydrogen export industry

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (24/01/22 edition): The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced a $37 million commitment to X-Elio’s Blue Grass solar farm in Columboola, Queensland (via Renew Economy). The Victoria…

Australia well placed to deliver “the world’s lowest cost clean electricity”, understanding the geopolitics of global hydrogen growth & demand for copper predicted to overtake supply by 2030

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (17/01/22 edition): The government’s independently run Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announces $40 million for solar R&D endeavoring to reduce total cost of construction of utility scale solar…

Top ASX renewables shares through 2021, Why the Aus renewables sector will pick up in 2022 & UGL unveils 3 renewables projects worth AUD 296 M

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (10/01/22 edition): Why Australia’s Renewables Sector is picking up in 2022 (via energymatters.com.au). The 5 best ASX renewable shares throughout 2021 (via Motley Fool). Researchers in Singapore have…

Aus offering big money for big batteries, 2022 and PV supplies, $348 million green power hub completed in Vic and France shops for a giant 1.5 MW offshore wind farm

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (03/01/22 edition): What COP26 means for solar moving forward (via PV Magazine) Despite supply challenges, the future is bright for PV solar in 2022 (via PV Magazine).  The…

New software could double grid capacity, 100% recyclable batteries invented in Aus, Shell aquires another renewables developer tech & world’s largest solar-powered battery unveiled

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (20/12/21 edition): 100% recyclable graphene-based batteries invented in Aus are hoping to change the solar market (via cosmosmagazine.com) Alinta Energy powers up WA’s largest remote solar farm (60…

World largest renewables player granted retail license in Aus, Amazon building a massive 70 MW solar farm + untapped reserves of nickel & cobalt give Aus an advantage in global transition to renewable tech

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (13/12/21 edition): South Australia’s strong renewables sector is creating job opportunities (via adelaidenow.com.au) Australia’s accelerating energy transition will see half of all homes installed with rooftop solar in…

Converting landfills into solar farms, renewable energy record year of growth, NSW breaks 2GW barrier twice this week & food giant Nestle Australia switches to 100% renewable power: this week in #renewables (06/12/21 edition)

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (06/12/21 edition): It has been another record year for renewable energy, despite Covid-19 and rising costs for raw materials, according to the International Energy Agency (via The Guardian).…

SA smashing more renewable records, Shell purchases NZ’s largest renewable company, Queensland drops $145M on three renewable energy zones & Australia greenlights coastal turbines

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (29/11/21 edition): Last Sunday SA became the first gigawatt scale grid in the world to reach zero demand however solar generators are essentially being penalised to store their…

Renewables keeping interest rates lower, solar powering fossil fuel production to reduce carbon emissions & labour supply could affect the renewable energy revolution

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (22/11/21 edition): Powering the production of gas with solar electricity could dramatically reduce Australia’s carbon footprint (via Renew Economy). New technologies that allow hydrogen to be produced from…

$1 billion investment in the works for low-emissions tech, Australia’s open spaces could power the digital revolution, NSW’s nation-leading Renewable Energy Zone & the worlds largest floating solar farm goes live.

We’ve scoured all four corners of the internet for all the latest #renewables news (to save you a bit of time). Grab a coffee, here’s the gist (15/11/21 edition): NSW declares Australia’s first Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) centred around the regional hub of Dubbo (via reneweconomy.com). The World’s Largest Hydro-Floating Solar Farm Goes Live in…