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$50 Million to Ramp up Microgrids in Regional Australia
On behalf of the Australian Government, the ARENA has today announced the launch of the $50 million Regional Australia Microgrid Pilots Program to support microgrid pilot projects across regional Australia.
Energy Storage System
Wartsila Supplies Battery to Decarbonise Oz Mine
Wartsila will supply a 9MW energy storage system to Zenith Energy, an independent power producer in Australia.
Australia Dismisses Climate Caution to Continue Coal Mining
As demand for coal supposedly rises, Australia is keen to continue mining the fossil fuel, ignoring warnings over the negative impact on climate change
Energy Saving Products
Ultra-Efficient Tech to Forge Sustainable Energy Future
Researchers from The Australian National University have developed a system to transport data using atomically-thin semiconductors in an extremely energy efficient way.
Australian Startup Sets 25.54% Efficiency Record for Silicon Cell
SunDrive said it has created the most effective commercial-sized silicon solar cell in the world, achieving an efficiency figure of 25.54% in testing carried out by Germany’s Institute for Solar Energy Research.
APA Gets Govt Funds for Research into Using Gas Pipeline for Hydrogen
Australian energy infrastructure company APA Group has received AUD 300,000 from the Western Australia government to help test the ability of 43 km of the Parmelia gas pipeline to transport up to 100% hydrogen.
New Efficiency Record Set for Solar Hydrogen Production
Researchers achieved a solar-to-hydrogen conversion efficiency of over 20 percent.
HySustain Green Hydrogen Production Technology to be Implemented in Australia
TNG Limited is pushing forward with its green hydrogen strategy with several “HySustain” production plants set for Australia.
Wind Power Project
Vestas Supplies 181 MW to the Dulacca Wind Power Plant in Australia
Together with RES in Australia, Vestas has secured a 181 MW deal for Dulacca Wind Farm in Queensland, Australia.
Australian Energy Retailer, Japanese Oil Refiner Team up on Green Hydrogen
Origin Energy, Australia’s biggest energy retailer, has agreed to team with Japan’s largest oil refiner, Eneos, to explore the potential for a commercial-scale green hydrogen supply chain between their respective home markets.
Australia Can be a Global Hydrogen Hotbed Says BP
Large-scale production of green hydrogen and ammonia is technically feasible in Australia, according to a study conducted by global energy company BP.
Energy Storage Battery
Australian Lithium Hydroxide Plant Focuses on Batteries
Australia's newly commissioned Kwinana downstream lithium plant has produced chemical-grade lithium hydroxide and is now focusing on the output of battery-grade product for the lithium-ion battery market.
Australia's Queensland Turns to Hydrogen from Coal, LNG
Dalrymple Bay, the second-largest coal export facility by capacity in Australia's Queensland state, is targeting to become an export hub for green hydrogen, after owner DBI Group signed an agreement with North Queensland Bulk Ports, Japanese trading house
Australian Scientists Set New Record with Bifacial Solar Cells
Scientists at The Australian National University have produced a more efficient type of solar cell using laser processing.
Australia Faces "Precarious" Gas Supply in 2022, Watchdog Warns
The report paints a more dire picture than the Australian Energy Market Operator gave in March, when it said plans by billionaire Andrew Forrest to have an LNG import terminal ready by 2022 would stave off any gas shortfall until 2026.
Belgium’s Parkwind Secures Funding for German Floating Wind Farm
World Bank Approves Loan for Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
Octopus to Acquire 181MW Oz Project from RES
UAE and South Korea in Talks to Deepen Trade Ties
National Grid Acquisition of PPL WPD Investments Approved by CMA
Abu Dhabi’s Taqa Looks to Sell UK, Dutch Oil and Gas Assets