Western Downs attracts multi-national energy giant 22 August Western Downs Regional Council announced on Friday that Shell Australia, subsidiary of multi-national oil giant Royal Dutch Shell, has set its sights on our region for the development of a 250MW solar farm at Woleebee, near Wandoan. Council has approved the development of ‘Delga Solar Farm’, located…

Port Augusta Solar Thermal to boost competition and create jobs 14 August SolarReserve has been awarded the contract to supply all of the Government’s power needs, with the project set to boost market competition and put downward pressure on power prices. A key part of the State Government’s Energy Plan, the 150MW solar thermal power…

Queensland recharges efforts to boost local energy security and jobs 7 August The Palaszczuk Government’s focus on boosting energy security and jobs for Queenslanders is stepping up, with progress on a key plank of its Powering Queensland Plan announced today. Launching ‘Renewables 400’, Treasurer and Acting Energy Minister Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government was…

Funding for new electricity grid technology development 31 July The Turnbull Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $5 million to NOJA Power, a Brisbane-based energy technology company, to develop smart switchgear that will help maintain stability of the electricity grid. NOJA’s new switchgear technology will be deployed at 100 locations across…