CS Energy has signed an offtake agreement to purchase a proportion of the renewable energy produced at the University of Queensland’s 64 megawatt Warwick Solar Farm. Energy generated by the project is used by UQ to offset its own energy needs, with any surplus being sold into the market – a portion of which will … Continue reading CS Energy taps into UQ’S Warwick solar farm
APA Group’s new Badgingarra Solar Farm in Hill River has now officially opened 200 kilometres north of Perth. The $40 million solar farm consists of almost 62,000 solar panels, installed across 40 hectares of land, and has a capacity of 19.25 megawatts. This is APA’s fourth facility in its renewables precinct, which is co-located with … Continue reading Badgingarra Solar Farm opens in Western Australia
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has announced its third equity investment in a large-scale renewable energy development, with a $51 million stake in Victoria’s 200MW (AC) Kiamal Solar Farm. The investment extends the CEFC’s push into equity following earlier investments in Queensland’s Ross River Solar Farm and Tasmania’s Granville Harbour Wind Farm. The Kiamal … Continue reading CEFC announces $51 million equity investment in Kiamal Solar Farm
Canadian Solar has acquired a 30MW solar farm in Mannum, South Australia, which will help to power Mid-Murray region agribusinesses. Following the acquisition, the farm will be constructed in two stages, the first 5 megawatt stage will commence construction in January with the second 25 megawatt stage to follow later in 2019. Once complete the … Continue reading Canadian Solar purchases Mannum solar farm in SA
Business energy retailer Flow Power today welcomes Bomen Solar Farm to its growing portfolio of renewable generation for its corporate clients. In agreement with developer Renew Estate, Flow Power will contract 69MW of the output of the ~120MW Bomen Solar Farm, located northeast of Wagga Wagga. The generation from Bomen Solar Farm will power Flow … Continue reading Flow Power adds Bomen Solar Farm to its portfolio
The Pilbara town of Onslow is set to become the home of Australia’s largest energy microgrid with the awarding of major renewables-focused infrastructure contracts. Horizon Power recently received State Government approval to progress the next phase of its distributed energy resources (DER) project in Onslow which will provide the town with a high level of … Continue reading Australia’s largest renewable energy microgrid powers ahead
Newcastle City Council has secured a $6.5 million loan from Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to help build the region’s biggest solar farm. The 5MW installation west of the city at the Summerhill Waste Management Centre will significantly reduce Council’s annual $4 million electricity bill, after it doubled in the past two years. The … Continue reading Newcastle solar farm to reduce council electricity bill
In a landmark achievement, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today announced Emu Downs is the first of its 12 large scale solar farms funded under its $92 million round to be completed. Under the round, ARENA provided $92 million in funding to 12 large scale solar farms which are currently under construction or nearing … Continue reading First of 12 large scale solar farms completed in Emu Downs, WA
Western Downs Regional Council has approved the biggest solar project in the region – a 300 megawatt solar farm to be constructed by Luminous Energy.
The first commercial solar farm in a project aiming to provide options for Australia’s struggling vignerons has gone live.