Vestas and Utopus Insights to pilot energy forecasting solutions for renewable power plants in Australia 15 March With the increasing amount of renewable energy in the system, grid operators must address the challenge of balancing supply and demand from intermittent energy generation. One way of meeting this challenge is to use advanced forecasting tools to…

Great news for renewable energy in the Macedon Ranges! 8 March In a long-awaited announcement at the Sustainable Living Festival, the State Government, through Mary-Anne Thomas MP, has exempted our proposed community energy park from the current ban on wind power in the Macedon Ranges Shire.  This means that MRSG’s Renewable Energy Action Group (MRREAG),…

World-first dispatchable renewable energy technology developer seeks finance for commercial project Successful commissioning and operation of Vast Solar’s 1 MW pilot project is delivering dispatchable renewable power to the grid and driving the company’s next move. The world-leading concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) company is now looking to raise $75m from strategic partners to build…

Meeting our climate commitments without wrecking the economy 25 February Australia will meet its international climate targets without wrecking the economy and driving power prices sky high. The Morrison Government today announced a $3.5 billion Climate Solutions Package. Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, said Australians recognise climate change and the importance of protecting…