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Northern Goldfields solar and battery system goes live

BHP has taken another step on the path towards a clean energy future with Canadian developer TransAlta Renewables switching on one of the world’s largest off-grid solar and battery energy storage systems that will help power the mining giant’s nickel operations in Western Australia.

AGL to trial forecasting tool to transform energy demands of C&I sites

Melbourne Airport is among the organisations taking part in a two-year trial intended to help commercial and industrial energy users shift their demand away from peak times, easing pressure on the grid and supporting the integration of more renewables.

Origin takeover vote postponed as suitors lob revised proposal

Origin Energy has delayed the vote on its almost $20 billion (USD 12.85 billion) takeover bid until next month after receiving a revised offer from the Brookfield-led consortium that is hoping to acquire the Australian energy generator and retailer.

Pacific Green unveils 1.5 GWh big battery plans for South Oz

British renewables developer Pacific Green Technologies has joined the growing number of foreign companies looking to capitalise on Australia’s energy transition, announcing plans to build a 500 MW/1,500 MWh battery energy storage system in South Australia.

CIP pushes ahead with 480 MWh battery project in South Australia

Danish investment group Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has tapped Canadian PV and battery manufacturing heavyweight Canadian Solar to provide the energy storage solution for the first of the multiple large-scale battery projects it has planned for Australia.

Bowen targets 32 GW of renewables with ‘super charged’ investment scheme

Australian Energy Minister Chris Bowen has announced a major expansion of the Commonwealth-funded Capacity Investment Scheme that will now target 32 GW of renewable generation and storage capacity to support the nation’s clean energy transition.


Modular tech has Territory solar and storage project on fast track

A solar and battery energy storage project that will deliver a major boost to the renewable energy system that helps power a remote community on Bathurst Island off Australia’s northern coastline is rapidly nearing completion with a team of four workers taking just four days to roll out 1.2 MW of solar.


Fortescue continues US expansion with new clean energy manufacturing plant

Australian mining and green energy major Fortescue has revealed plans to establish a new clean energy technology manufacturing plant in the United States as it looks to take advantage of America’s $565 billion (USD 369 billion) Inflation Reduction Act.


Macquarie targets 4 GW of solar, wind and batteries with new energy business

The green investments arm of global financial services group Macquarie Asset Management has launched a new specialist renewable energy business targeting an initial pipeline of 4 GW of wind, solar and battery energy storage projects across Australia.

WA commits $708 million to future-proof state’s main grid

The Western Australian government will invest more than $700 million (USD 455 million) to deliver the step change in electricity transmission infrastructure needed to unlock renewable energy generation opportunities that will support the state’s energy transformation.

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