Australasia

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.

Offshore wind to reach over 234GW by 2030 led by Asia-Pacific

GWEC has released the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the offshore wind sector globally with the latest data and analysis.

Melbourne Airport to build 17GWh solar farm

A new solar farm at Melbourne Airport will have the capability to produce enough renewable energy to power all four passenger terminals...

NZ to experiment with wireless power transmission technology

In October, New Zealand’s Powerco will experiment with wireless power transmission technology developed by Emrod as an alternative to copper lines.

GE and Walcha Energy to develop 500MW pumped hydro in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500 MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone.
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GE Renewable Energy wins 209MW Australian turbine contract

GE Renewable Energy has announced contracts for the construction and operation of the 209MW Murra Warra II wind farm in the state of Victoria, Australia.
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Gas energy sector feels the squeeze from renewables

A new research released by Cornwall Insights shows that gas power generation revenues are being displaced by wind and solar
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Australian startup pilots new rooftop solar technology for multi-tenanted buildings

ARENA is providing $220,000 in funding to Allume to deliver their rooftop solar pilot project with The Salvation Army and Green Peak Energy.

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ARENA funds establishment of Industry Energy Transitions Initiative

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has provided $300,000 in funding towards an industry-led initiative to develop a pathway to reduce emissions.

Siemens and BECIS to drive distributed energy in Asia Pacific

Siemens has entered investment and framework agreements with Berkeley Energy Commercial Industrial Solutions to provide customers distributed energy solutions via a flexible ‘Energy-as-a-Service’ model

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