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.

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Storage market sees battery pack price breakthrough

BNEF’s 2020 Battery Price Survey considers passenger EVs, e-buses, commercial EVs and stationary storage and predicts that by 2023 average pack prices will be $101/kWh.

Megatrends setting stage for utility transformation through 2030

A new report by Black & Veatch examines three megatrends that are setting the stage for utility transformation over the next decade.
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New coalition to curb energy poverty amongst one billion people by...

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the formation of a global coalition aimed at providing sustainable energy for one billion people within this decade.
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Global energy storage market grows despite COVID-19

Despite the impact of COVID-19, the energy storage market is growing and transforming, which demands increased investment assurance.
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Swedish firm explores wave energy development in Australian market

Eco Wave Power has signed a collaboration agreement with Meridian Energy Australia to jointly investigate the development of commercial wave energy power projects in the Australian National Electricity Market.

Tasmania achieves 100% renewable energy goal ahead of schedule

Tasmania now runs on 100% renewable energy, having met its goal to be fully self-sufficient on green energy two years ahead of schedule.
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Nexans in deal for six Australia solar farms

The generating capacity of the four solar farms will total 672MW, enough electricity to power over 600,000 homes.
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Climate-positive policies ‘not enough to deliver decarbonisation’

DNV GL has released a new report summarising strategies and policies needed to speed up the energy transition.
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Masdar and Tribe partner to develop Australian waste-to-energy projects

The aim of the JV company is to develop EfW projects across Australia, as well as to support the delivery and management of these projects.
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Horizon Power to build Australia’s first green hydrogen microgrid

Western Australia state utility Horizon Power is to demonstrate the country’s first renewable hydrogen microgrid.

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