Commissioning of first Snowy 2.0 tunnel boring machine 19 March Snowy Hydro today celebrated a major milestone, with commissioning underway for the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the Snowy 2.0 project. The ‘Lady Eileen Hudson’ TBM will soon commence tunnelling for Australia’s largest renewable energy project, the 2,000 megawatt pumped-hydro expansion of the mighty…

AEMC clarifies obligations on weather-reliant generators 11 March Weather-reliant generators such as large scale solar and wind farms will be prevented from turning down or off without informing the electricity market operator under a final rule to bolster system security. The final rule is in response to a rule change proposed by the Australian Energy…

Mpower secures exclusivity over three new build own operate sites in Victoria 8 March – Expands pipeline of Build Own Operate renewable energy sites to six – Takes total number of sites under exclusivity to six – well advanced to create an initial portfolio of 20 sites – Aggregate capacity of 100MWac targeted with an…

Hydrogen to power homes, industry and backyard BBQs 25 February Gladstone is fast on its way to becoming a renewable hydrogen superpower, with the proposed hydrogen plant project hitting milestones ahead of schedule. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said the Palaszczuk Government was investing more than $1.7 million into the project…