Risen Energy’s Merredin Solar Farm is powering on 17 April Risen Energy’s 132 MWdc Merredin Solar Farm has completed all pre-commissioning testing on major plant and equipment and is now in the stages of starting the commissioning process. Western Power and Merredin Solar Farm are doing functionality checks and getting ready for the first back…

New era for renewables as first new super peak firming contract signed 14 April Renewable Energy Hub has completed a landmark 2-year energy deal with Snowy Hydro to supply energy during the high-priced morning and evening shoulder periods, when household demand is high but rooftop solar production is low. It’s the first transaction of Renewable…

Transpower report: Opportunity to decarbonise our economy 2 April Transpower today released a report Whakamana i Te Mauri Hiko – Empowering our Energy Future. It shows how accelerated electrification stands to provide a stronger, more reliable system with much lower reliance on fossil fuel imports at the same time as cutting average household energy costs. Report…

QNI project progresses following regulator determination on RIT-T 29 March The project to upgrade the current Queensland NSW Interconnector, increasing the transmission capacity between the two states, has advanced today following the decision by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to approve the Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission (RIT-T). Executive Manager of Works Delivery Michael Gatt…