The South Australian Government has given development approval to construction of the world’s largest solar thermal power plant.
Feasibility studies on the Hydro 2.0 project in Kidston and a hydroelectric power station at Burdekin Falls Dam, both in north Queensland, Australia, have indicated that these projects are viable.
SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 MW solar thermal power station near Port Augusta, South Australia.
APR Energy has announced that it will be using GE TM2500 mobile gas turbine gensets to provide new generation capacity to South Australia ahead of the summer.
South Australia’s biggest power producer and retailer AGL has announced plans to build a new $295 million gas-fired unit to replace part of the ageing Torrens Island power station.
Origin Energy has set a new benchmark for renewable energy off-take deals in Australia after committing to a long-term power purchase agreement of below $60/MWh for the 530 MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria.
Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Prime Minister, has said that Hydro Tasmania will work with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) to study how to increase energy output from Tasmania’s existing hydropower system.
Plans have been revived for a $1.5 billion gas-fired power plant to be built in New South Wales, Australia, among a national debate about energy security.
Power company AGL has announced that it has put a 5 MW virtual solar power station into operation in Adelaide in South Australia.
The South Australian State Government has announced that it will carry out a $550 million investment into electricity infrastructure, including construction of a new $360 million gas-fired power plant.