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
Daily News Wrap-Up: SunPower Completes Maxeon Spinoff, Tata Sends EVs to AYUSH Ministry

Daily News Wrap-Up: SunPower Completes Maxeon Spinoff, Tata Sends EVs to AYUSH Ministry

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies announced that they have completed the strategic transaction, announced last ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Landfill Waste Disposal of Solar Modules Pose No Significant Health Hazard: IEA Report

Landfill Waste Disposal of Solar Modules Pose No Significant Health Hazard: IEA Report

There are no significant health hazards for landfill waste disposal of used solar modules, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report focused on ...
/ / Modules, Solar
New Generation Solar Cells Pass Strict Testing Standards for Heat and Humidity

New Generation Solar Cells Pass Strict Testing Standards for Heat and Humidity

A team of research scientists led by the University of New South Wales, in collaboration with the University of Sydney, have, for the first time, produced a new generation of ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Amazon to Develop 615 MW of Solar Projects

Amazon to Develop 615 MW of Solar Projects

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced its plan to develop five new renewable energy projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. This latest initiative is a part of Amazon’s commitment to ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Sterling and Wilson Solar Secures EPC Contracts in India and Australia

Sterling and Wilson Solar Secures EPC Contracts in India and Australia

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL), a solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, announced that it signed an EPC contract in Australia worth AUD 525 million (~₹25.29 billion). It ...
Australia Approves 200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project with Storage

Australia Approves 200 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project with Storage

Australia could soon be home to one of the largest wind-solar hybrid power projects with storage in the world. The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has approved the development ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Equis Energy Achieves Financial Closure For 127 MW Solar PV Project in Australia

Equis Energy Achieves Financial Closure For 127 MW Solar PV Project in Australia

Equis Energy, a renewable energy independent power producer (IPP), has achieved financial closure for the 127 MW Tailem Bend solar photovoltaic (PV) project in southern Australia. The construction work for ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Edify Energy Solar Project

First Solar to Supply 241 MW of Modules to Edify Energy’s Solar Projects in Australia

First Solar has won contract to supply solar modules totaling 241 MW for solar projects being developed by Edify Energy in Australia. According to a company release, RCR Tomlinson, the ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Equis Energy 1 GW Solar Project

Equis Energy to Develop a 1 GW Solar Project in Queensland, Australia

Equis Energy, a renewable energy IPP, will develop a 1 GW solar project in Queensland, Australia. The 1 GW project is called Wandoan South Solar Project and Western Downs Regional ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale