“The additional electricity generation capacity announced by the Victorian Government will help energy users and is welcome at a time of deep uncertainty,” Australian Industry Group Chief Executive Innes Willox said.
Lord Mayor Clover Moore and TransGrid CEO Paul Italiano have unveiled the first industrial-scale Tesla Powerpack battery to be installed and operational in the Sydney metropolitan area.
The potential for Tasmania’s energy system to be expanded is one step closer with 14 ‘high potential’ pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) sites identified across the state. The sites, located in Tasmania’s central highlands and on its north and west coasts, have a potential combined capacity of up to 4800MW.
Pumped hydro could generate 4800 MW of potential capacity across 14 sites in Tasmania, according to a study released by Hydro Tasmania.
Pop-up mobile solar PV could soon replace diesel generators as temporary power supply for military operations, disaster relief efforts and music festivals, thanks to an Australian-made innovation.
The NSW Government has approved a wind farm that will deliver 800 new jobs to the Upper Hunter region.
New planning and community engagement guidelines are in development to guide Queensland’s solar farm boom.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced it will provide funding to Woolnorth’s 168MW Musselroe wind farm for a groundbreaking trial to investigate the economic and commercial potential of wind farms providing frequency control to stabilise the grid.