To save you some time, we’ve searched the internet for the latest news in solar farm projects and other renewables.
Grab your coffee, here’s the industry must-knows for the week 11/07/22 edition):
- The shift to renewables presents opportunities, and risks, for regional communities (via Canberra Times)
- Construction works have commenced at the 75MW Wyalong solar farm (via Renew Economy)
- Research predicts solar panel recycling market will be worth billions by 2030 (via Renew Economy)
- Researchers in Finland have installed the world’s first fully working “sand battery” which can store power for months at a time (via SBS)
- Victoria releases a roadmap to shift from gas to renewables (via PV Magazine)
- Squadron Energy has commenced construction on a 1.2 GW hybrid wind, solar and battery energy storage project in Central Queensland (via PV Magazine)
- Renewables investors grappling with grid congestion call for urgent reform of NEM (via PV Magazine)
- Low solar feed-in tariff rates frustrate consumers and fueling incentive to go off grid (via ABC)
- Australia’s coal-fired power generators under greater pressure from shareholders (via Brisbane Times)
- Renewables remain the cheapest new-build electricity generation option in Australia, although supply chain disruptions likely to keep cost reductions on hold (via The National Tribune)
Our shot of the week (from the Meralli archives) captures the horizon at our Baroota Solar build.