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Western Australian green hydrogen plant to feature 1GW of solar and wind

Australia-based exploration company Province Resources has revealed plans to develop a renewables-powered hydrogen plant that will feature 1GW of solar and wind generation. Dubbed the HyEnergy Project, the installation will be constructed in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia and produce around 60,000 tonnes of green hydrogen or up to 300,000 tonnes of green ammonia. […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

UPC/AC reach fin close on part of 720-MW Aussie solar project

Financial close has been achieved on the first 400-MW phase of the 720-MW New England Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia, developer UPC/AC Australia said today. The hybrid project, featuring an up to 400-MWh battery storage system, is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2023. Debt financing for its initial stage was […]

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Australian Government Rules Out EV Subsidies From ‘Future Fuel Strategy’

Australian businesses will be encouraged to invest in plug-in hybrid and electric car fleets in an attempt to increase private uptake by flooding the second-hand market with new vehicle technologies at lower prices. The Morrison government has ruled out offering taxpayer subsidies for the private uptake of plug-in hybrids and battery electric cars, arguing in […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

South Australia Is a Time Machine Into the Solar-Powered Future

There are certain energy markets that offer us a glimpse of the future. China, the world’s largest auto market and home to major electric vehicle manufacturers, is one. Japan, with its intense competition for retail electricity consumers is another. Australia, where one in four houses has a solar power system, is yet another. Let’s drill down on Australia […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

Australia’s 1.5GW solar wind hydrogen hub sparks bids for export work

The Western Australian (WA) government has received 65 expressions of interests (EOI) to produce and export renewable hydrogen at the Okajee Strategic Industrial Area (Okajee SIA) in the north of Geraldton. It is reported that over half of EOIs were from international firms. They came from Australia, Japan, Korea, India, Germany, Spain, the UK, France […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

Australia leading world with record renewable take-up, new data finds

More than two million extra Australian homes were powered by new renewable energy generation last year as wind and solar projects hit record levels, official government data has found, despite the coronavirus-induced economic downturn. The Clean Energy Regulator estimates a record 7 gigawatts of new renewable capacity was installed throughout Australia in 2020 off the […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

Sumitomo takes steps to source hydrogen from Australia and Oman

The Japanese manufacturer Sumitomo has signed a FEED contract with JSC Group to produce solar-powered green hydrogen in Gladstone, Australia. At the same time, Sumitomo also wants to source grey hydrogen from Oman, in a move that fosters competition among suppliers to Japan’s future hydrogen economy. Source : gastopowerjournal

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SUMITOMO BEGINS WORK ON RENEWABLE HYDROGEN PROJECTS IN AUSTRALIA AND OMAN

Sumitomo Corp. (Tokyo) and JGC Corp. (Yokohama, Japan) which operates the overseas engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) business of the JGC Group, have signed a Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for the hydrogen-related project planned by Sumitomo Corp. in Gladstone, Australia. Sumitomo is also partnering with ARA Petroleum LLC (Oman), an Omani oil and […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

Breaking year for rooftop solar in Australia

2020 a record-breaking year for rooftop solar in Australia The Australian solar industry defied expectation and the economic challenges of COVID-19 to install a record-breaking 5,000 MW of solar power in 2020, equivalent to almost 15 million average solar panels, new analysis by solar industry consultancy SunWiz has found. With every state and territory except […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators

Tesla Powerwalls selected for first 100% solar and battery neighborhood in Australia

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) recently announced a landmark deal with Tesla for the use of its Powerwall 2 batteries in a massive sustainability community project. The initiative aims to establish the first government-backed community in Australia that is 100% powered by solar energy and batteries. The project would involve 80 homes in the Brisbane suburb […]

China should speed nuclear development to meet carbon goals – legislators