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Perth contractor awarded $50m for big battery connection

09 July, 2024

SCEE Electrical has won the contract to deliver a 330 kV switchyard and substation for Collie's big battery energy storage system.

NSW renewable energy zone gets the go-ahead

03 July, 2024

The Central-West Orana REZ is approximately 20,000 km2 and takes in cities and towns including Dubbo, Dunedoo and Mudgee.

Second community battery for NSW South Coast

12 June, 2024

The Kiama Downs Community Battery is part of a program of more than 50 batteries currently being rolled out by Endeavour Energy.

Floating solar panels: coming to a lake near you?

10 June, 2024

New research shows that floating solar panels could meet some countries' entire electricity needs.

Siemens to support Gippsland's energy transition

21 May, 2024

Siemens has signed a memorandum of understanding with Marathon Group, a long-term renewable energy developer in Victoria's Gippsland region.

$3.6 million in shared solar for ACT apartments

15 May, 2024

The Australian and ACT Governments have announced an initiative that will enable more than 2100 Canberra apartment residents to receive shared solar.

Virtual power plants installed at regional schools

30 April, 2024

The WA Government's project to install virtual power plants (VPPs) at regional schools has reached the halfway mark.

Shell Cove battery launched on NSW South Coast

24 April, 2024

The NSW South Coast has gained its first community battery thanks to Endeavour Energy.

Million-dollar rooftop solar for Kimberley hospital

23 April, 2024

Derby Regional Hospital, in WA's Kimberley region, has gained a large-scale rooftop solar system funded by a $1.4m investment from the state government.

What Australia thinks about the energy transition

16 April, 2024

A CSIRO survey has canvassed more than 6700 people in all states and territories, across capital cities and regional areas.

NZ has reached the 'electrification tipping point' — where to now?

09 April, 2024

New Zealand is one the of the first countries in the world where electric appliances and vehicles are more affordable than their fossil fuel equivalents over the lifetime of the machine.

Sydney Zoo makes the switch to solar

03 April, 2024

In partnership with EnergyAustralia, Sydney Zoo has transitioned to solar power for a substantial portion of its energy needs.

Sail Grand Prix powered by vegetable oil

27 March, 2024

In a reported first for Australia, Aggreko has powered the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix in Sydney with environmentally friendly hydrotreated vegetable oil.

Ampcontrol keeps it local with offshore wind venture

28 February, 2024

Ampcontrol is partnering with offshore wind developer Destiny Wind on a proposed floating wind farm off the NSW Hunter Coast.

Saul Griffith to kick off community energy event

27 February, 2024

The Community Energy Congress in March will bring together leaders from communities, government, infrastructure companies and business.

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