New South Wales

Queensland set to get its first 100% electric delivery truck

Queensland gets its first 100% electric delivery vehicle as Ikea’s newest form of transport hit the road.

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ARENA boosts Sustainable Australia Fund, more renewables access for small businesses

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is set to aid small businesses become more sustainable with the announcement of expanded funding for the Sustainable Australia Fund (SAF). The funding will help to provide more access to renewable energies and other low-cost energy-efficient upgrades for local businesses.

NSW Minister Matt Kean doesn’t beat around the burning bush

New South Wales (NSW) Energy & Environment Minister Matt Kean’s address at the Smart Energy Council’s (SEC) National Smart Energy Summit was full of sharp statements and strong solar support.

160 MW solar farm approved in the Dubbo region

Labelled as a state significant development, the Maryvale Solar Farm has received a regulatory nod, opening the way for construction work to begin. The project is owned by Photon Energy, Canadian Solar and Polpo Investments.

Sterling & Wilson begins construction of 200 MW solar project in NSW

Two years after announcing its market entry, the India-based EPC heavyweight has commenced construction of its first Australian project.

Newcastle unveils 5 MW solar farm on disused landfill

Located on a disused landfill that was once part of a coal mine, the newly completed solar farm will save ratepayers around $9 million over its 25-year lifespan.

Epho commences construction of its first urban solar farm

Construction is underway on the first urban solar farm to harness the power of clean energy using Epho’s Bright Thinkers Power Station. The technology overcomes various constraints for solar in the city allowing installations to operate both behind and in front of the meter.

Pernod Ricard becomes first Australian winemaker to switch to 100% renewables

All of the winemaker’s Australian sites are now using renewable electricity thanks to the completion of the nation’s largest combined winery solar installation and a 10-year power purchase agreement to source renewable electricity.

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Another Riverina solar project gets go-ahead

The 90 MW West Wyalong Solar Farm has become the latest addition to the swelling solar PV pipeline in the Riverina region having secured the NSW Government’s approval.

Aquarius, Let the Sunshine In – Aquatic research facilities turn to solar

Three NSW government facilities for aquatic and agricultural research and development are reducing their grid-dependence by utilising solar PV.

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