Projects

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    AGL and Idemitsu prepare for next stage of feasibility on Bells Mountain

    AGL and Idemitsu Australia Resources (IAR) have today announced the preliminary phase of the feasibility study for the proposed 250 megawatt Bells Mountain pumped hydro project at Muswellbrook is nearing comple... more

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    Big Canberra Battery market sounding opens

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has formally commenced market sounding for the Big Canberra Battery ecosystem. Battery storage technology varies in size, location and core use. The market sounding pro... more

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    Council powers up with renewable energy

    The Renewable Energy Hub has announced the signing of a long-term renewable energy power-purchase agreement (PPA) with Eurobodalla Shire Council and Engie. This 10-year agreement, commencing in July 2021, se... more

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    Kingsfield estate to use recycled content in its roads

    At a time when leadership in sustainable innovations has never been more crucial, Melbourne-based property group, Moremac, is paving the way for developers with the first residential estate in Victoria to use r... more

  • AGL and Idemitsu prepare for next stage of feasibility on Bells Mountain
  • Big Canberra Battery market sounding opens
  • Council powers up with renewable energy
  • Kingsfield estate to use recycled content in its roads

Construction underway on 60 MWP floating solar PV system

Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB, and Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, have revealed that construction on the 60 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir has officially commenced. This marks a significant milestone in building one of the world’s largest inland floating solar PV systems, which not only helps to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and thus carbon emissions but also builds national climate resilience for a more sustainable future. Solar energy is Singapore’s most viable renewable energy source... more

Smart meter data used to support customers during COVID-19

Australian energy company, Jemena, has collaborated with professional services firm, Deloitte, to build a new cloud-based application on Amazon Web Services (AWS) that delivers valuable insights from its smart meter data to help more than 360,000 residential and business customers across Melbourne’s north-west make better energy decisions. By leveraging the cloud-based application, Jemena can better understand customer consumption habits, which has allowed it to personalise its communications to help support Victorian electricity customers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Commencing last year,... more

ARENA announces funding for Alice Springs Future Grid Project

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $2.17 million to support the Alice Springs Future Grid Project - a two-year project which will focus on addressing barriers to further renewable energy penetration in the local electricity network. Currently, Alice Springs has approximately 10 per cent renewable energy generation and faces a unique challenge in overcoming system strength issues to serve approximately 30,000 people, with communities stretching as far as 130 kilometres from the town. The $9.3 million project will address technical, regulatory, social and economic challenges with e... more

Seven companies shortlisted for $70M hydrogen funding round

Seven companies have been shortlisted and invited to submit a full application for the next stage of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) $70 million hydrogen funding round. In April, ARENA opened the $70 million Renewable Hydrogen Development Funding Round to help fast track the development of renewable hydrogen in Australia. The funding round is expected to play a significant role in supporting commercial-scale deployments of renewable hydrogen in Australia and commence the pathway to achieving the Australian Government’s goal of ‘H2 under $2’ – meaning hydrogen at or under $2 per... more

Council powers up with renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Hub has announced the signing of a long-term renewable energy power-purchase agreement (PPA) with Eurobodalla Shire Council and Engie. This 10-year agreement, commencing in July 2021, sets Eurobodalla Council on course to achieving its aim of sourcing 100 per cent of its energy from renewables by 2030. The terms of this agreement will see 80 per cent of Eurobodalla Council's total electricity load derived from two solar farms at Parkes and Griffith contributing energy from the first year and from the Hills of Gold wind farm located at Nundle in the New England region of NSW which is to... more

Kingsfield estate to use recycled content in its roads

At a time when leadership in sustainable innovations has never been more crucial, Melbourne-based property group, Moremac, is paving the way for developers with the first residential estate in Victoria to use recycled, post-consumer materials in its roads. Located in the booming growth corridor of Sunbury in Melbourne’s North-West, Moremac’s Kingsfield estate is setting the benchmark for community-focused, sustainable living with a bold commitment that is seeing recycled materials melted down and used for bitumen. Made from repurposed goods like glass, soft plastics, tyres and cartridges, Reconophalt i... more

Australia’s largest, most efficient, vertical solar panel system now at Paragon

Melbourne property developer, Beulah, has announced its mixed-use, 48 storey tower, Paragon, will be home to Australia’s largest, most efficient vertical solar panel system. Boasting 128 panels spanning an impressive 158 square metres, the 42kW system is installed on the core walls of the tower and outperforms similar developments in terms of emission reduction, cost reduction and green energy sustainability. Beulah appointed b.energy to be responsible for the design construction, operations and maintenance from its invested capital to integrate renewables into the building aesthetics, to maximise renewa... more

Design unveiled for Dogger Bank Wind Farm O&M Base

The developers of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm have revealed the design for the multi-million-pound Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base, that will serve the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Subject to planning approval, the base will be constructed in the Port of Tyne. It will serve as the main hub for operating the wind farm which when complete will be capable of providing around 5 per cent of the UK’s electricity demand. SSE Renewables is leading on construction of the wind farm and Equinor will operate the wind farm for its lifetime of up to 35 years, creating over 200 direct jobs in the North... more