185 possible pumped hydro sites identified for SA 16 June Australia’s electricity grid could become more secure with up to 185 potential sites identified for pumped hydro energy storage in South Australia. The sites have been identified as part of work being carried out by the Australian National University which is supported by a $449,000…

Planning under way for Albany wave energy centre 9 June ​Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan meeting with The University of Western Australia and renewable energy industry stakeholders in Albany today to chart the course for the Wave Energy Centre of Excellence Meeting marks a step forward for the McGowan Government’s $19.5 million commitment to developing…

FRV signs an agreement with Lighthouse Infrastructure and DIF for the sale of the Clare solar plant in Australia 1 June Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global utility-scale solar developer, has signed a sale agreement with a consortium consisting of Lighthouse Infrastructure and DIF for the 100 MW AC (125 MW DC) Clare solar…

WestWind Energy selling its Lal Lal Wind Farm 24 May Renewed confidence in Victoria’s renewable energy sector has led to WestWind Energy selling its Lal Lal Wind Farm project to Macquarie Capital. The Lal Lal Wind Farm is located on two sections of farmland in the Moorabool Shire: The Yendon Section (2km east of Yendon…

VivoPower International PLC Announces an Alliance Agreement with ReNu Energy 18 May VivoPower International PLC, a global next generation solar power company, today announced an Alliance Agreement with ReNu Energy (ASX: RNE) of Australia, pursuant to which ReNu Energy will have a right of first offer to acquire solar projects orginated by VivoPower in Australia…

Kidston Solar Project (Phase One 50MW) update 15 May Genex Power Limited (ASX: GNX) (Genex or Company) is pleased to provide shareholders with this latest update regarding the construction program for the Company’s Phase One 50MW Kidston Solar Project (KSP1 or Project). Genex advises that the construction of KSP1 continues to remain on time and…

Remote power generation provider Zenith Energy lists  on ASX 5 May Zenith Energy Ltd completed successful IPO to raise $25mil via 50mil shares valued at $0.50 each and list on the ASX. The following is an excerpt from Zenith’s prospectus: Zenith Energy and its subsidiaries, (including Zenith Pacific Pty Ltd (Zenith Pacific)) (together, Zenith) provide…

Burdekin Falls Dam hydro-electricity to power North Queensland: Premier 30 April The Palaszczuk Government will invest to develop a business case for a hydro-electric power station on the State’s largest dam – Burdekin Falls Dam – to secure energy and support jobs for North Queensland. Visiting Townsville today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the plan to…

Off-Site Renewable Energy EOI 26 April Monash University (Monash) is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitably qualified, experienced and resourced providers for the long-term contract supply of 45 to 55 GWh of electricity from a renewable energy source. The contract will also include the provision of renewable energy certificates, namely Large-scale Generation Certificates (LGC’s).…

Vivopower International PLC Announces US JV for 1.8 GW solar portfolio 18 April Arowana International Limited (ASX: AWN) is pleased to note the announcement by its 60% subsidiary, VivoPower International PLC, of a significant joint venture for 1.8 GW of solar projects in North America. AWN’s CEO, Mr Kevin Chin commented, “It was only 18…