JLL and Energy Estate appointed at financial advisors for EPS Energy’s 1GW South Australia Portfolio 15 July JLL and Energy Estate have been appointed by EPS Energy to advise on the development and funding of a large portfolio of solar and storage projects in South Australia.   The portfolio is sized at over 1GW and includes:…

Vicinity to reach Net Zero carbon emissions by 2030 8 July Vicinity Centres (Vicinity) today announced a Net Zero carbon target for its 34 wholly-owned shopping centres, to be reached through a combination of its industry-leading solar program and energy efficiencies by 2030. The new carbon target comes as stage two of Vicinity’s $73 million…

Morrison Government delivers on plan for reliable energy 1 July Today, the Morrison Government is delivering on our plan for reliable power for Australian households and businesses, with the commencement of the Retailer Reliability Obligation. Record investment in intermittent renewable generation, namely solar and wind, combined with ageing thermal generators, requires measures to ensure the…

4GW Walcha Energy Project in NSW powers ahead – Vestas acquires a majority stake in first wind development by Walcha Energy – Winterbourne Wind Farm Project – Walcha Energy submits scoping report to NSW Department of Planning & Environment for 700MW Salisbury Solar Farm, 100MW/150MWh BESS and Uralla RE Hub – Dungowan Dam PHES –…

Sandfire Degrussa hybrid project delivers record production 14 June juwi Australia is pleased to announce that the Sandfire DeGrussa Hybrid Project in Western Australia recently achieved its annual generation targets one month ahead of schedule. The project consists of a 10.6MW tracking PV Project together with a 6MW battery coupled with a hybrid control system…

Contact invests in Simply Energy 11 June Contact Energy announced today an investment of $10.7 million over three financial years to acquire a 49.9% shareholding in Simply Energy, a specialist Wellington-based electricity solutions business which provides tailored solutions for commercial and industrial energy clients. Contact Energy (Contact) has invested in an innovative energy solutions company…

Council floats idea of solar installations on water 30 May Council is to investigate the feasibility of installing floating solar arrays at its water treatment plants to offset energy costs associated with powering its water infrastructure. “This Council continues to make a clear and consistent case for a balanced and responsible approach to the current…

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction 27 May Energy Networks Australia congratulates Angus Taylor on his re-appointment to the Morrison Cabinet in an expanded energy and emissions reduction portfolio. Energy Networks Australia CEO Andrew Dillon said the industry looked forward to continuing to work with Minister Taylor in progressing a sustainable energy future at what…

Wastewater plant set to host Council’s largest solar array 17 May – Council votes to seek planning and energy approvals for 604kW system – Council is on track to install its largest single solar array by the end of June 2020. At its meeting last night (16 May), Tweed Council resolved to give the green…

Marginal Loss Factors: final determination 10 May AEMO has today released the final marginal electricity loss factors (MLFs) that will apply from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 for electricity generation and loads connected to the National Electricity Market (NEM). The final determination follows the publication of draft MLFs in March and April, and incorporates new…

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