All news, projects, policy and regulation announcements concerning electricity generation in Australia, New Zealand and island territories forming Australasia. Tenders, power purchase agreements, renewable energy projects and energy auctions will also be included in this section.

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IFC funds development of largest solar project in the Pacific

Energy Fiji Limited has secured funding from IFC to develop the largest solar energy project of its kind in the Pacific.
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Pilot project to support Queensland industry’s switch to clean energy

ERM Power has secured funding from ARENA to help Queensland manufacturing businesses to make the switch to clean energy.
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Australian startup secures funding for high-efficiency solar manufacturing

SunDrive has secured funding from ARENA to scale up the development and manufacturing of its low cost and high efficiency solar cells.

IRENA and CDF to accelerate energy transition in the Caribbean

The International Renewable Energy Agency and the CARICOM Development Fund to accelerate the energy transition in the Caribbean.
A surge in well-designed energy policies is needed to put the world on track for a resilient energy system that can meet climate goals says the IEA.

Pandemic frames IEA forecasts in World Energy Outlook

The IEA has called for a surge in well-designed energy policies to put create a resilient energy system to meet climate goals.
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Iberdrola begins $500m wind and solar park in Australia

Iberdrola has commenced construction of its $500 million hybrid wind and solar project in Australia.
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SA Power Networks to pilot new mechanism for solar-grid integration

ARENA has announced $2.09 million in funding to SA Power Networks to trial a new approach to integrating rooftop solar with the grid.
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ARENA issues funding for 16 solar R&D projects

Some 16 research projects win ARENA funding to address solar PV panel efficiency, overall cost reductions and end-of-life issues.
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Aggreko completes renewables microgrid at Granny Smith gold mine

Aggreko has partnered with Gold Fields to complete the installation of one of the world’s largest renewable energy microgrids.
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Australia energy firms to boost solar hosting capacity on distribution network

AusNet Services has selected SwitchDin to increase solar hosting capacity on energy distribution networks.

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