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.

ENGIE

Amazon announces five new utility-scale solar projects in China, Australia, and...

Amazon has announced five new renewable energy projects in China, Australia and the U.S. that further support their commitment to reach 80 per cent renewable energy by 2024,...
neon

Neon to build Australia’s largest solar farm

Neon has signed an agreement for the construction of Australia’s largest solar energy farm.

Australia backs BP’s renewable hydrogen feasibility study

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has announced $1.71m in funding to BP Australia to assess the feasibility of building a renewable hydrogen and ammonia production facility in Western Australia.
Uniper and Siemens sign hydrogen development pact

Australia’s CEFC launches $300m hydrogen project fund

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has welcomed the launch of the $300m Advancing Hydrogen Fund, designed to support the growth of hydrogen in Australia
Iberdrola

Eastern Australia: Investments in renewables to plunge through 2021

Investments in renewable energy projects will continue to decline in Eastern Australia through 2021, according to Wood Mackenzie.
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

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.
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.

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