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.

Covid-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

COVID-19 the ‘biggest shock to energy system’ in decades says IEA

The Covid-19 pandemic is the “biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades” according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

ARENA seeks public input to deliver Bioenergy Roadmap

ARENA has selected ENEA Consulting and Deloitte, and is seeking input from the public to develop the country’s Bioenergy Roadmap.
green hydrogen

Wartsila wins $1m funding for hydrogen Power-to-X project

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has secured $1m funding from Business Finland for an ambitious hydrogen research project.

Enlit Australia rescheduled to March 2021

Enlit Australia will now run 10 – 11 March 2021, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. With the...
renewables forecasting

Australia’s government provides backing for energy startups

The Australian government has injected $480,000 in funding to support clean energy entrepreneurs.
green hydrogen

ARENA opens $70m hydrogen deployment funding round

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced the opening of the $70m Renewable Hydrogen Deployment Funding Round to help fast track...
Australia renewables

Renewables could power Australia’s COVID-19 economic recovery

2019 was a remarkable year for the Australian renewable energy industry, with 4.4GW of new renewable energy capacity installed and almost a quarter of Australia’s electricity supply now coming from renewable energy sources.

Annual revenue for global wind turbine supply chain predicted to hit...

The global wind turbine supply chain is expected to generate up to $600 billion per annum between 2020 and 2028, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Australia’s leading energy providers move to greater hydrogen use

An Expression of Interest has been released to seek information from the international hydrogen supply chain on the cost of deploying renewable hydrogen at scale.

Australia announces plans for world-first solar hydro power plant

ARENA has announced $3m in funding to RayGen to conduct a technical and commercial feasibility study for a 4 MW “solar hydro” power plant to be built in north-western Victoria

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