Australia

aemo

AEMO releases ‘2020 Integrated System Draft Plan’

AEMO has released it's Draft 2020 Integrated System Plan and it calls for significant increases in renewable energy.
ARENA

ARENA launches $15 million funding round for solar end-of-life issues

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced up to AU$15 million ($10.37 million) in funding to support research that aims to address end-of-life issues for solar PV panels, as well as increasing their efficiency and lowering their cost.
siemens microgrids

Siemens and partner to develop microgrids for mining companies

Siemens and juwi have joined forces to focus on microgrids in the mining industry.
smart streetlights

The urban trend of smart streetlights

smart city development has become a truly global market, with significant activity in all regions and most countries, according to Navigant Research’s...
hydrogen

ABB to support Australia/Japan clean hydrogen transport pilot

ABB to deliver automation, electrification and instrumentation support for the landmark HESC project to safely and efficiently produce clean hydrogen in Australia and transport it to Japan.
Sydney

Sydney council properties to transition to renewables by mid-2020

The city of Sydney, Australia will power all its city council’s operations with 100% renewable power electricity thanks to a new deal with energy retailer Flow Power.
Queensland renewable

Queensland government green-lights 180MW of wind, solar and storage

The state government for the Australian state of Queensland government has green-lit plans for the Banana Range wind farm project that will add some 180 MW of capacity to the Australian north-eastern state with the possible inclusion of large-scale battery storage.
consumers

Cloud services appeal to Origin Energy in face of stronger competition

Stronger competition from new energy retailers has forced traditional retailers like Origin Energy to fight to retain customers, says a report by...
Jinko Solar RE100

RE100 gets Climate Week boost as Jinko Solar joins the global...

Jinko Solar claims has become the first solar manufacturer globally to join both the RE100 and EP100 initiatives
Climate emergency

John Kerry on climate emergency: We can’t leave it up to...

He also cast doubt over further investment in coal-fired energy. “I got to tell you, we should not be moving to coal, we should not be encouraging coal, we should not be building infrastructure around coal,” he said, stirring loud applause from those in attendance.

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