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AEMC announces new standards for rooftop solar

With rooftop solar installations numbers hitting record highs right across the nation, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has announced new technical standards for inverters will be introduced to help the electricity grid cope with the influx and provide system strength.

Western Australia energy market set for transformation

The West Australian Wholesale Energy Market (WEM) is in for a major shake-up with the State Government’s Energy Transformation Taskforce unveiling plans for a redesign which it said will fully integrate renewable energy – in all its guises – into the power system.


Intellihub calls for change to metering services framework

Smart metering services provider Intellihub has outlined a series of targeted reforms – including strengthening testing requirements – in its submission to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) review into the sector’s regulatory framework, cautioning that unless changes are made Australia risks being left behind.


NSW looks to make solar simple for strata-titled buildings

Owners of property in strata-titled buildings in New South Wales will soon find it easier to make the switch to renewable energy with the State Government ushering in changes to laws in a bid to pave the way for easier installation of solar PV, renewable energy storage systems and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

1 GW hybrid solar and wind farm to drive WA hydrogen plan

Western Australian-based gold and nickel exploration company Province Resources has announced its intention to enter the renewable energy sector, floating plans to develop a 1 GW wind and solar PV green hydrogen production facility in the state’s north west.


Australian-first hydrogen energy facility for Springfield City

Sydney-based domestic hydrogen electrolyser and storage system manufacturer LAVO has revealed it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish Australia’ s first hydrogen fuel cell production line in Springfield City, a private-sector CBD development in Queensland.


Indian EPC giant builds on presence in Australian market

Indian multinational Sterling and Wilson Solar continues to build its presence in the Australian renewable energy market, announcing this week it has completed the takeover of Western Australian engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm GCO Solar.

Queensland councils make splash with solar farms

The coupling of solar PV energy facilities with water treatment plants continues to grow in popularity with two Queensland councils taking the plunge this week, announcing plans to commence construction on behind-the-metre solar farms.

City council provides free rooftop system as part of solar program

With the Victorian Government determined to make Victoria a renewable energy leader, one of the smallest local government areas (LGA) in the state is doing its bit to make a big impression with small-scale solar PV uptake, giving free rooftop solar systems to community organisations as part of the Yarra Solar Program.

Viva Energy and Hyzon team up for hydrogen transport solution

Geelong oil refinery owner Viva Energy remains on track to become a producer of green hydrogen using solar energy after signing a landmark deal with US-headquartered hydrogen vehicle company Hyzon Motors to work together to provide zero-emission vehicles coupled with hydrogen refuelling solutions in Australia.


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