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Hydrogen buses are on their way to Australia

Governments around Australia are hustling to transition their bus fleets to cleaner fuels such as green electricity or hydrogen. Companies around the world are hustling to ready their hydrogen buses to meet the demand.

Microgrid powers ahead with embedded network plan

Electricity retailer Microgrid Power is starting from scratch but plans to have a “substantial” portfolio of embedded solar PV networks, ranging in capacity from 100-300 kW each, established across Australia by the end of 2021.

AGL continues march towards 850 MW of large-scale battery storage

AGL remains on track to add at least 850 MW of new large-scale battery storage to its portfolio by 2024 after securing energy storage technology companies Fluence and Wärtsilä to supply up to 1 GW of grid-scale battery storage.

Origin to build Australia’s largest battery at its largest coal-fired power station

Origin Energy has announced the progression of plans for a 700 MW megabattey with a dispatch duration of four hours at the site of its Eraring coal generator in the NSW Hunter region. The ageing Eraring Power Station is Australia’s largest, supplying approximately a quarter of NSW’s energy needs, and set to retire in 2032.

Neoen plans whopping 500 MW big battery to provide for NSW’s ambitious vision

Neoen Australia has filed planning documents for a 500 MW / 1000 MWh big battery to be built west of Sydney.


One Stop agrees to extensive remediation program after 49,400 STCs improperly created

One Stop Warehouse Finance has been disciplined by the Clean Energy Regular after it was found responsible for the creation of 49,400 improper small-scale technology certificates between 2017 and 2020.


NSW coal country gets a big grid-balancing battery

Newcastle Council operations may already be 100% powered by renewables, but the Hunter Region’s first mega storage asset, boasting 28 MW capacity, will support the entire region’s expanding green energy ambitions.


Jindera’s 130 MW Solar Farm granted conditional approval

A 130 MW solar farm + battery storage near the NSW town Jindera has been conditionally approved by the state’s Independent Planning Commission (IPC).

Growing renewable capacity drives energy bills down to 2022/23

The Australian Energy Market Commission’s latest annual Residential Electricity Price Trends report shows costs reducing as renewable build out replaces inefficient coal-fired generation, and more lowest-cost renewable supply is on the way.


Hydro storage project pumps new life into old coal mine

Mining company Centennial Coal has received more than $5 million in government funding to investigate the feasibility of turning an old underground coal mine near Newcastle into a pumped hydro storage site which could supply 600 MW of renewable energy to the grid.


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