Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 WPerson Report

Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 W/Person: Report

Australia leads the world in solar per capita with 810 W per person, the Australian PV Institute has said in a recent report. Germany with 650 W per person is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Fortescue Buys 60% Stake in Green Hydrogen Firm HyET, Finances Solar Module Facility

Fortescue Buys 60% Stake in Green Hydrogen Firm HyET, Finances Solar Module Facility

Australia-based Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has acquired a 60 % stake in the Dutch-based High yield Energy Technologies (HyET) Group. FFI also provided the majority share of financing for expanding ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Project Finance Brief: Iberdrola Acquires a 190 MW Solar Project from RES

Project Finance Brief: Iberdrola Acquires a 190 MW Solar Project from RES

From: Mercom Capital Group Iberdrola, a multinational electric utility company, acquired the 190 MWac (245 MWdc) Avonlie solar project from RES, an independent renewable energy company. The project is in New South Wales, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Project Finance Brief: 1.8 GW Vineyard Wind Offshore Project Closes $2.3B in Financing

Project Finance Brief: 1.8 GW Vineyard Wind Offshore Project Closes $2.3B in Financing

From: Mercom Capital Group Amp Power Australia, the Australian operating company of global clean energy project developer Amp Energy, closed project financing for its 120 MW Hillston Solar Farm in New South Wales, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Renewables Could Meet All Power Demand in Australia at Certain Times by 2025 AEMO

Renewables Could Meet All Power Demand in Australia at Certain Times by 2025: AEMO

Australia’s mainland National Electricity Market (NEM) states could have sufficient renewable energy resources available in 2025 to meet the cumulative power demand of consumers in certain periods, Australian Energy Market ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australia Adds 729 MW of Rooftop Solar in Q2 2021

Australia Adds 729 MW of Rooftop Solar in Q2 2021

According to data released by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator (CER), Australia has installed 729 MW of rooftop solar capacity in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, an 8% increase compared ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Lumea Invites EoI to Develop 300 MW Battery Storage System in Australia

Lumea Invites EoI to Develop 300 MW Battery Storage System in Australia

Lumea, a commercial arm of TransGrid, has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to develop a 300 MW grid-scale battery storage system in Victoria, Australia. The company plans to develop ...
Rooftop Solar Installations in Australia Inch to 256 MW in March 2021

Rooftop Solar Installations in Australia Inch to 256 MW in March 2021

In March 2021, Australian rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations came to 256 MW, a 1.2% increase compared to 253 MW in February 2021. Australia now has 2,783,948 rooftop systems, representing ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Australia Added 2.8 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2020

Australia Added 2.8 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2020

Australia installed 2.8 GW of rooftop solar capacity in 2020, a 33% increase compared to 2.1 GW in 2019, according to data released by the country’s Clean Energy Regulator (CER) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Sterling and Wilson Subsidiary Acquires GCO Solar

Sterling and Wilson Subsidiary Acquires GCO Solar

Sterling and Wilson International Solar FZCO (SWFZCO) announced that it has fully acquired the equity share capital of GCO Solar, an Australia-based electrical and solar contractor. In a BSE filing, ...
Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia installed 249 MW of rooftop solar capacity in November 2020, a 7.32% increase compared to 232 MW in the same period last year, according to data released by the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Wartsila and Fluence to Supply 1 GW of Grid-Scale Battery Storage to AGL in Australia

Wartsila and Fluence to Supply 1 GW of Grid-Scale Battery Storage to AGL in Australia

AGL Energy, an Australia-based energy company, has signed non-exclusive framework agreements with energy storage technology companies Wartsila and Fluence to supply up to 1 GW of grid-scale battery storage. AGL ...
/ / Energy Storage, Large Scale
Building-Integrated Solar PV Has Environmental, Aesthetic, Marketing Value_ Report

Building-Integrated Solar PV Has Environmental, Aesthetic, Marketing Value: Report

The Australian PV Institute (APVI) has published a report discussing the benefits of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems integrated into buildings and has proposed business models outlining their value to different ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australia installed 110.29 MW of rooftop solar capacity in October 2020, down 102 MW or about 48% from 212 MW in October 2019, according to the country's Clean Energy Regulator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar Homes, Battery Rollout a Large Part of the $797 Million Budget for Australia’s Victoria

Solar Homes, Battery Rollout a Large Part of the $797 Million Budget for Australia’s Victoria

The Australian state of Victoria is investing $797 million to help citizens cover their electricity bill costs and make homes more energy efficient. "The victorian budget 2020/21 will deliver the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EDF Renewables to Supply 250 MW of Solar to Steel Producer Nucor

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF Renewables to Supply 250 MW of Solar to Steel Producer Nucor

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDF Renewables North America and Nucor Corporation have signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

Australia installed 119.47 MW of rooftop solar capacity in September this year, a decrease of 57 MW, compared to the same period last year, according to Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

This Startup Aims to Reduce Solar Cell Cost by Replacing Silver with Copper

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced a $3 million funding to Australian startup SunDrive to advance the commercial development of its low cost, a high-efficiency solar manufacturing process in ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia installed 107.56 MW of rooftop solar capacity in August 2020, an increase of 67 MW compared to 175 MW installed in the same month last year. In all, Australia ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Daily News Wrap-up_ Total to Develop 3.3 GW of Solar Projects in Spain with Ignis

Daily News Wrap-up: Total to Develop 3.3 GW of Solar Projects in Spain with Ignis

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Total, a France-based oil and gas company, has entered into an agreement with Ignis, a Spain-based solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australia to Invest $18 Billion in Low Emission Technologies Over the Next Decade

Australia to Invest $18 Billion in Low Emission Technologies Over the Next Decade

Australia’s Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor, said that the government is expected to invest $18 billion through new investments in low emission technologies over the next ten ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Australian Renewable Energy Agency Receives $1.62 Billion to Reduce Emissions

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Receives $1.62 Billion to Reduce Emissions

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) received a funding package worth $1.62 billion from the government to enhance the utilization of low emission technologies to cut emissions across the chain ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australian Researchers Create Green Hydrogen from Solar Energy and Air

Australian Researchers Create Green Hydrogen from Solar Energy and Air

A research team from Newcastle University in New South Wales, Australia, has devised a system that uses solar power to conduct electrolysis on water harvested from air to create hydrogen, ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Total Forms JV to Manufacture Lithium-Ion Batteries in Europe

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total Forms JV to Manufacture Lithium-ion Batteries in Europe

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Neoen, a France-based renewable energy company, has been awarded a 14-year contract to supply 100 MW of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sterling & Wilson Bags 300 MW of Solar Projects in Australia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterling & Wilson Bags 300 MW of Solar Projects in Australia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited, a Shapoorji Pallonji Group company, has secured an order worth 300 million ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy