New transmission line primes Granville Harbour Wind Farm to provide clean energy to the grid 9 November Construction workers for the $280m Granville Harbour Wind Farm have successfully completed the project’s new 11-kilometre 220kV transmission line and switching station, in preparation for sending an additional 112MW of clean, zero emissions energy into the grid. When…

SMA delivers medium voltage power station for the development of Greenough River Solar Farm 31 October The integration of 8 Medium Voltage Power Stations (MVPS) from SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA) into the Greenough River Solar Farm will improve renewable energy development in Western Australia. German founded EPC, juwi Renewable Energy has been appointed to…

RES secures approval for Twin Creek Wind Farm, surpasses 2GW permitted in Australia 24 October – Permit secured for 185MW wind farm with 215MW battery close to proposed transmission link between South Australia and New South Wales – Wind farm takes RES past 2GW approved for development, with over 750MW delivered by firm’s construction services…

Tasmania powering ahead 19 October The Liberal Party’s Federal Council has today acknowledged the important opportunity and need for Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation and Marinus projects, which are being progressed with energy by the Tasmanian and Federal Liberal Governments. Tasmania has what the rest of the country needs, with these projects offering the most…

Renewable energy brings heat to manufacturing 10 October Whether brewing beer, making paper, turning raw minerals into valuable products, or undertaking other common industrial processes, manufacturing relies on heat – and a lot of it. Since the rise of coal in the industrial revolution, the heat has largely come from fossil fuels. Gas, coal and…

Pumped and primed for a bigger Marinus Link 5 October With a strong portfolio of future pumped hydro energy storage opportunities, Hydro Tasmania welcomes news that TasNetworks is assessing options for Marinus Link to provide up to 1500 MW of new interconnection between Tasmania and the rest of the National Electricity Market (NEM). Hydro Tasmania…

Climate Capital and Sunrise Energy Group execute first renewable energy project Climate Capital, Sunrise Energy Group and Image Resources have executed a project to build a new solar farm at the Boonanarring Mineral Sands Project. The 2.3 MW solar farm is a behind-the-meter installation that complements the existing grid-connected power supply. It will improve the…

Energy Storage pioneering Australia’s National Electricity Market 18 September The first attempt at retrofitting a battery behind an existing renewable power plant has pioneered the largest integrated renewable energy and battery system in Australia and among the largest in the world. Today, Edify Energy is pleased to release the Knowledge Sharing Report for Gannawarra Energy…

Dam upgrades bring Battery of the Nation closer to reality 16 September Under the Hodgman majority Liberal Government, Tasmania has the lowest emissions in the country and is well on track to achieve our 2022 target of 100 percent renewable energy production, while delivering the country’s lowest regulated electricity prices. We have nation-building pumped hydro…

Wave energy technology trialled off Tasmanian coast 9 September On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $4 million in funding to Wave Swell Energy Limited to install a pilot-scale wave energy converter off the coast of King Island, Tasmania. The $12.3 million project will involve the design,…

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