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XL Fleet May Install 1,000 EV Charging Stations At NY Islanders’ Arena

There are certain caveats in the way XL Fleet has made its announcement this week, but if everything works out in the most promising way, this is exactly the kind of low-key work that will truly make a difference in wide-scale electric vehicle adoption. The news is that XL Fleet has become the “Electric Transportation […]

Number of Germany’s electric vehicle charge points rise 10% since December

A second life for coal mines through pumped hydro and renewable energy

The Australian Government through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced that it will jointly fund a new technical feasibility study into using an underground coal mine as part of a Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES) scheme in New South Wales. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA will provide $995,000 in funding […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

Distributed energy marketplace trial giving consumers an edge

  On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $12.9 million in funding to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) for the development of a major Victorian Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Marketplace trial named Project Edge. Based in the Hume region of north east Victoria, the $28 million […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

Windows will soon turn into power generators, following solar cell breakthrough

Semi-transparent solar cells that can be incorporated into window glass are a “game-changer” that could transform architecture, urban planning and electricity generation. That’s according to Australian scientists, led by members of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, writing in a paper published by Nano Energy. The researchers – led by Professor Jacek Jasieniak […]

Fitch Rates Greenko Dutch’s Proposed USD Notes ‘BB’

ARENA launches $15 million funding round to address solar panel end-of-life issues and increase efficiency

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced up to $15 million in funding to support research that aims to address end-of-life issues for solar PV panels, as well as increasing their efficiency and lowering their cost. As the rate of solar PV deployment increases, innovations that can […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

Australia backs trials to produce green hydrogen to make ammonia

MELBOURNE: The Australian government has agreed to provide A$2.9 million ($2 million) for two studies into using solar and wind power to produce hydrogen for ammonia, part of a broader push by Canberra to spur development of a hydrogen industry. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) said on Monday it was backing a study into […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

ARENA prioritises grid integration, hydrogen and reducing industrial emissions under new renewable energy plan

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) today launched its new Investment Plan that sets out three new priority areas to further improve the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies and increase the supply of renewable energy in Australia. In a bid to sharpen its investment focus, ARENA funding will be directed towards projects that support the […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

ARENA submission on the AER Draft RRO Contract and Firmness Guideline

Overview CategorySubmissions Date16 June 2019 ProjectN/A This submission provides background information and insight derived from ARENA projects as relevant to the AER’s consideration of the Contract and Firmness Guideline under the Retailer Reliability Obligation (RRO) mechanism. It focusses on the benefits of supporting increased load flexibility and innovation in retail pricing. ARENA submission on the […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon

Port Gregory wind, solar and battery hybrid plant to power mine

Second-hand wind turbines, solar and a battery will combine to power a remote mine in Western Australia, in a first-of-its kind project supported by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA is providing $3 million funding to Port Gregory Wind Farm (PGWF) Pty Ltd to build grid-connected wind, solar […]

New Plans Reveal How China’s Grid Is Prepping for Net-Zero Carbon