AGL to build world’s biggest “grid forming” battery at ageing gas plant

Australian energy giant AGL has joined forces with Finland-based technology group Wärtsilä to build one of the world’s biggest big batteries at its ageing Torrens Island gas plant. The 250MW

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Australian researchers say simple ‘twist’ could be key to world’s thinnest solar cells

The quest to make ever more flexible and lightweight solar cells could get a big boost from a simple twist in engineering, discovered by a team of researchers from the

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10kW Solar Power Systems: Price, Output & Payback

10kW solar systems are a great investment for Australian homes with high levels of electricity consumption or businesses with relatively small electricity needs. This article takes a look at 10kW solar

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Tesla Megapack fire finally under control, no word on delays to Victoria Big Battery

A fire that destroyed two Tesla Megapack containers at the massive 300MW/450MWh Victoria Big Battery on Friday has been brought under control, as work begins on assessing the damage –

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TransGrid fast tracks network spending to boost wind and solar in south-west NSW

New South Wales transmission network operator, Transgrid, has announced it will go ahead with $180 million of upgrades to support new wind and solar projects on its grid, despite not

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AEMO installs early warning system for surplus solar and rooftop PV shutdowns

A new system that would warn ahead of too much rooftop solar in the grid – and of the need for some installations to be shut down – has been

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Research breakthrough boosts hydrogen production from waste water

Scientists from the University of Adelaide have led an international team of researchers in a bid to boost the conversion of wastewater to renewable hydrogen – and made a significant

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Final turbine installed at Australia’s biggest wind and solar hybrid project

Australia’s biggest wind and solar hybrid facility, the 317MW Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park (PAREP), has installed the last of its 50 wind turbines, completing construction of the massive project.

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Tesla calls for a 20 gigawatt storage target for Australia

US electric vehicle and battery giant, Tesla, has called on Australia’s federal government to set a 20 gigawatt energy storage target, as a mechanism to ensure the country meets its

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NSW flags tighter rules on where wind and solar farms can be built

The New South Wales government is seeking to amend state planning rules to protect major regional centres from “encroaching solar and wind development,” as the state ramps up its shift

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