Ross River Solar Farm – site preparation underway 18 September Initial site preparation works are starting at the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm site, Townsville’s newest large scale solar plant. Construction of the 148 megawatt (MW) solar farm, located 20 kilometres south of Townsville, is expected to begin in September. Project Director, Lyndon Frearson,…

Windlab secures off-take for Kennedy Energy Park 11 September Windlab Limited (ASX: WND) today announced that it has secured a 10-year agreement with Queensland government owned corporation, CS Energy, to purchase the renewable energy and some of the large-scale generation certificates (LGCs) produced from Kennedy Energy Park Phase I, a 60.5MW hybrid renewable energy project.…

Solar eclipses coal at council waste centre 1 September A 5MW solar farm at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre will increase Newcastle City Council’s renewable energy generation capacity tenfold. The proposed solar farm will cover an area of around five football fields on a capped landfill site that was once part of the Wallsend Borehole…

Australia’s first Renewable Energy Index launched 28 August The new Australian Renewable Energy Index, launched on Monday by market analysts Green Energy Markets and advocacy group GetUp, will track each month the amount of renewable energy Australia relies on, the jobs it creates and the environmental benefits. Key findings from the 2016-17 Report Renewable energy…