Coalition’s strong record on renewables exposes Labor’s desperate tactics 20 October Recommended by Australia’s preeminent energy experts from the Energy Security Board, the National Energy Guarantee is a credible, workable, technology neutral policy that will create a more affordable and reliable energy system and deliver much-needed investor certainty by integrating climate and energy policy. That…

Cattle Hill Wind Farm local business participation program launched 13 October Goldwind Australia has launched the Local Business Participation Program for Cattle Hill Wind Farm. The Program will be a key initiative to identify capability and capacity in the local community and maximise opportunities for local subcontractors and suppliers to participate in the project. Developer…

Carnegie Clean Energy secures construction debt finance for 10MW Northam solar power station 9 October $7.5 million construction debt finance secured for Northam 10MW solar project $2.8m convertible note debt fully converted to equity and wound up as part of corporate debt finance restructure Carnegie Clean Energy will refinance Northam solar project debt post construction…

Cimic’s UGL awarded $133m Bannerton Solar Park contract 2 October CIMIC Group company, UGL has been awarded a contract by Foresight Solar Australia to design and build stage one of the Bannerton 110MWDC Solar Park, near Robinvale in Victoria. The contract will generate revenue to UGL of approximately $133 million, over a three-year term. UGL…

Redeveloping and expanding Tasmania’s hydro system 22 September The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced feasibility studies to expand two hydro-electric power stations and explore the potential to develop significant pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) in Tasmania currently underway. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has committed up to $2.5 million, to…