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Industry stakeholders unite against proposed solar PV export charge

A proposal which would allow network operators to charge rooftop solar PV owners to export their surplus energy to the grid has been opposed by key stakeholder groups in a joint submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission.

Hybrid Systems unveils ‘world’s biggest’ SPS factory as it targets growing market

Solar and battery microgrid specialist Hybrid Systems Australia has announced it will establish the “world’s biggest” standalone power system manufacturing facility in Western Australia as it looks to cater for growing demand for the technology.


Reclaim PV adds Queensland site to solar module recycling plans

Reclaim PV is pushing ahead with plans to expand its solar PV module recycling operations, the South Australian-based company confirming it has received the tick of approval from government departments to establish a second operation in Queensland.

Conservation Council calls for big battery to replace Callide turbine

The Queensland Conservation Council has joined a chorus of voices calling on the State Government to abandon plans to rebuild the ageing Callide turbine after it was severely damaged by an explosion and fire, sparking the state’s worst power outage in decades.

Registrations of interest open for Australia’s biggest REZ

Australia’s largest renewable energy zone is one step closer to fruition with the New South Wales Government calling for registrations of interest from developers of solar PV, wind and energy storage projects.


Pilbara project signs on to green hydrogen certification scheme

The Smart Energy Council’s Zero Carbon Certification Scheme continues to gain traction with ammonia producer Yara the latest to sign on as a founding partner as it seeks to guarantee the green credentials of its products for customers both here and overseas.


Tesla boss declares Australia can power renewable energy age

Tesla has revealed it expects to spend more than $1 billion a year on raw materials from Australia for its batteries but the electric vehicles giant said the nation has the chance to secure a much more lucrative slice of the global supply chain as the world transitions to renewable energy.


Hydrogen start-ups targeted as Geelong Cluster joins national network

Victoria is accelerating plans to carve out a share of the evolving global hydrogen market, calling for Expressions of Interest from parties keen to play a role in the newly launched Greater Geelong Hydrogen Technology Cluster.


Australia’s Tritium targets global expansion on back of $1.55 billion deal

Australian electric vehicle charging company Tritium has sealed a $1.55 billion merger deal with a United States-based special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) which will see it publicly listed on the Nasdaq.

Woodside reveals large-scale solar plan for Western Australia

Oil and gas giant Woodside Energy is exploring a move into large-scale solar PV, floating plans to develop a 100 MW solar plant alongside its Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.


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