Hydro Tasmania To Add 600kW of Solar PV To Rottnest Island.
Nov25

Hydro Tasmania To Add 600kW of Solar PV To Rottnest Island.

Rottnest Island will install 600 kilowatt solar PV in addition to its existing 600 kilowatt wind turbine. It is expected that these two power plants will significantly displace the use of expensive diesel fuel so that the island will obtain 45% of its 5 gigawatt hours in annual power consumption from renewable energy. Hydro Tasmania has been commissioned to undertake the project on the basis of applying its learning in the integration...

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In South Australia, Adelaide Airport To Build The Largest Airport Rooftop Solar PV System.
Nov05

In South Australia, Adelaide Airport To Build The Largest Airport Rooftop Solar PV System.

The Adelaide Airport is to build a 1.17 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof of their short-term car park, making it the largest private-sector solar power system in South Australia to further enhance its reputation as a leader in environmental sustainability. The 8,000-square-meter solar PV system will be built by Solgen Energy, and is expected to reduce the airport’s energy consumption and carbon emissions...

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Windlab, Eurus Plans To Build $102 Million Wind and Solar Farm in Australia.
Oct28

Windlab, Eurus Plans To Build $102 Million Wind and Solar Farm in Australia.

Windlab Ltd. and Japan’s Eurus Energy Holdings Corp. plan to build a A$140 million ($102 million) wind and solar energy park in the Australian state of Queensland, with tentative plans to eventually build up to 1.2GW of renewables capacity. The Kennedy Energy Park plant will be the first large-scale hybrid solar and wind park in Australia, Canberra-based Windlab said in a statement posted on its website. According to the...

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Broken Hill Solar Plant’s Last PV Panels Installed, Officially Complete.
Oct14

Broken Hill Solar Plant’s Last PV Panels Installed, Officially Complete.

The last of 677,760 thin-film photovoltaic (PV) panels were finally installed at the Broken Hill solar plant and is now officially complete. ARENA, AGL and First Solar joined NSW Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts and NSW Minister for Environment and Heritage, Mark Speakman at a ceremony. It’s the largest solar power station in the southern hemisphere and will provide electricity to the entire city when...

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Dairy Farm in Western Australia Runs By Solar.
Sep29

Dairy Farm in Western Australia Runs By Solar.

Capel, Western Australia – Solar panels installed in Capel Farm helps in reducing power costs up to 40 per cent. Solar panels installed on a West Australian dairy farm have helped cut energy costs by 40 per cent in peak periods and saved thousands of dollars. Greg Norton, Capel Farms Manager, said the power bills increased by 65 per cent since 2008. As a means of reducing the energy cost, he decided to install a 30 kW solar system....

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Australia Confirms $350 Million For Large-Scale Solar Development.
Sep22

Australia Confirms $350 Million For Large-Scale Solar Development.

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced a $350 million large-scale solar finance program intended to boost development in Australia. The move is aimed at bringing reducing the costs of large-scale solar and has been described as transformative for solar power in the country. ARENA has pledged $100 million as part of the programme that will seek bids from major large-scale...

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