The southern coast of Western Australia has been proposed as the site for the world’s biggest renewable energy hub.
Horizon Power has begun construction on a hydrogen project in Denham, Western Australia. This will be Australia’s first renewable hydrogen energy plant within a remote microgrid.
Australian utility and gas group EnergyAustralia has given approval for construction of the 316 MW Tallawarra B gas-fired power plant in the Illawarra region of New South Wales (NSW).
Catherine Tanna, Managing Director of Energy Australia has announced that it will close the 1450 MW Yallourn power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley in mid-2028, four years ahead of schedule.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of Australia has issued a report on calculated integration costs of new-build power in the country, which concludes that wind and solar are the cheapest sources.
Vestas, in partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the Naturgy Group, has won a 328 MW deal for two wind projects in Victoria, Australia.
GE has announced it has won a contract to supply its geared reaction steam turbine (GRT) for a new waste-to-energy plant located in East Rockingham, Western Australia.
The Australian Government has announced its support for a new gas-fired power plant in Hunter Valley, New South Wales, to replace the ageing Liddell coal-fired power station.
In the General Election campaign in New Zealand, the Labour Party has pledged that it would aim to make 100 per cent of the country’s electricity generation renewable by 2030 if elected, five years ahead of the current Government target.
The Queensland state government has boosted its chances of reaching a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030 with the establishment of a $500 million Renewable Energy Fund.