AllGrid Energy Has Launched Its New Battery System, Creating 30 SA Jobs
Sep03

AllGrid Energy Has Launched Its New Battery System, Creating 30 SA Jobs

More than 30 jobs could be created as an Aboriginal energy company has expanded into Adelaide, South Australia. Queensland-based AllGrid Energy will launch its solar battery system that allows households to store up to 10 kilowatt hours of power from their rooftop solar panels. According to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Kyam Maher, “The company has already established a sales office in the city, has engaged 10 contractors for...

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Siemens Wins 100 MW Onshore Wind Farm Contract In Australia.
Sep02

Siemens Wins 100 MW Onshore Wind Farm Contract In Australia.

Siemens and Neoen Australia have signed a contract to develop the Hornsdale Wind Farm project in South Australia. The project will consist of 32 Siemens direct drive wind turbines and will provide clean energy for more than 70,000 local homes, generating over 400 GWh per year – equivalent to a fifth of South Australia’s annual electricity consumption. The agreement also includes a long-term service contract. Neoen Australia is to...

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Australia’s Residential Rooftop PV Installations Approaches 1.5 Million.
Aug24

Australia’s Residential Rooftop PV Installations Approaches 1.5 Million.

According to Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator, Australia’s residential rooftops has reached 1,44,876 of small-scale solar PV installations. There are also a total of 935,623 solar water heaters (including air source heat pumps), with 24,941 this year as of August 5th. The annual number of rooftop installations has been falling since its peak of 360,745 in 2011. However, Australia already has one of the highest amount of...

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South Australia-India Solar To Power Millions of Homes.
Aug18

South Australia-India Solar To Power Millions of Homes.

A partnership between South Australian and Indian renewable energy companies could generate enough electricity to power a city the size of Adelaide. Heliostat SA has signed an agreement with Indian company Global Wind Power that could lead to a one gigawatt solar project in India powering millions of homes. It could generate millions of dollars for SA and hundreds of jobs for out-of-work car manufacturer workers, Heliostat chief...

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Windlab Proposes 1.2 GW Wind Plus Solar Power Plant in Australia.
Jul16

Windlab Proposes 1.2 GW Wind Plus Solar Power Plant in Australia.

Windlab Limited, Australian Wind Energy Company, is eager to build a 1.2 GW solar plus wind power plant in north Queensland, countering an existing proposal for a coal power station at the same site. Windlab’s Chief Executive Roger Price said that the proposed Kennedy Energy Park would consist of a 600 MW solar photovoltaic facility. According to the CEO, the plant will be delivering nearly base load power for a price of some AUD...

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Green Cars Loan Gets Cheaper.
Jul09

Green Cars Loan Gets Cheaper.

People in the market for an energy efficient car may be eligible for a discounted loan after a $50 million agreement was struck. Australian lender Firstmac and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation have agreed to provide cheaper loans for measures to reduce emissions, including building upgrades and solar installations. Firstmac managing director Kim Cannon said around $25 million would be spent on cheaper loans for...

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