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World’s first green hydrogen plant to heat steel

Hitachi Energy has delivered a modular solution to electrify a 20 MW electrolyser to produce hydrogen to heat steel before rolling, while Enapter has unveiled its AEM electrolysers for industrial and refuelling pilot projects.

First $5 billion transferred to manufacturing fund, proposals so far dominated by renewables

Australia’s National Reconstruction Fund is up and running, with the federal government transferring the first $5 billion (USD 3.26 billion). The fund has already received around 100 proposals, with climate ventures and advanced technology reportedly dominating.

Platform helping developers see constraints on the grid among startup accelerator’s 2023 cohort

Startup accelerator EnergyLab is showcasing its 2023 cohort of promising climate tech startups this morning. Ahead of the launch, pv magazine Australia caught up with participants Energy Synapse and PowerPlay.

Malaysian oil-backed company targets up to 8 GW in Australia, latest international player to invest multi-billions

Gentari, a subsidiary of Malaysian state-owned oil company Petronas, plans to build between 5 GW to 8 GW of solar, wind and battery projects in Australia by 2030. The ambition follows its acquisition and rebranding of Wirsol Energy, which marked the Malaysian company’s entry into the Australian renewable energy market.


Australian Vanadium secures new land agreement, plugs towards delayed vision

Western Australian company Australian Vanadium Limited (AVL) seems to be fairly delayed in realising its vanadium mine and processing plant vision in Western Australia. Nonetheless, the company has signed a new option agreement to purchase land for its processing plant near Geraldton.


ACEN to triple its investment in Australian renewables to $6 billion

Philippines-based AC Energy Corporation (ACEN) has confirmed plans to up its investment in Australia over the next three years to $6 billion (USD 3.86 billion). The company has been highly active in the Australian market this year, and with its increased investment is seeking to bring a further 3 GW of new renewable capacity online.

WA wave energy company wins $6.3 million contract for Spanish coast

Western Australia-based company Carnegie Clean Energy has won a $6.3 million (USD 4 million) contract to deliver and operate a ~400 kW version of its wave energy converter off the Spanish coast by 2025.

German ‘ethical, low carbon’ solar panel range hits Australian market

1Komma5°, a German startup aggressively expanding in Australia, has now begun taking Australian orders for its own line of “ethical, low carbon” solar panels.

WA lithium miner backs US giant’s $6.6 billion takeover bid, sparks unusual trading activity

The board of Australian lithium developer Liontown Resources has backed a refreshed $6.6 billion (USD 4.3 billion) bid from US company Albemarle Corp., the world’s largest lithium producer. Since then, Liontown has seen a massive spike in trading, with speculation about it being linked to Australia’s richest person.


‘First time’: solar system prices trend into new territory, leads diverge from customers proactivity

For the first time, 10 kW solar systems have now become cheaper than the 6.6 kW range on a per kilowatt basis, SunWiz analysis has found. Plus, solar lead generation is up even though fewer customers are proactively searching for systems.

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