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Australian developer pushes ahead with green hydrogen production plans

Frontier Energy has identified its preferred electrolysis technology as it advances plans to produce green hydrogen powered by the proposed 500 MW Bristol Springs Solar project in Western Australia.


New Australian prime minister vows to turn nation into renewables ‘superpower’

Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanese, has promised to make the nation a “renewable energy superpower,” following the Labor Party’s federal election victory on the weekend.

Australia’s consumer watchdog warns about LG home batteries

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a call for homeowners to check their residential energy storage systems, amid a national recall of that batteries due to concerns about overheating.


Origin secures approval for 2,800 MWh battery in Australia

Origin Energy has secured planning approval for a 700 MW/2,800 MWh grid-connected battery to be developed at the site of its coal-fired Eraring power station in the Australian state of New South Wales.


Global solar demand to reach 190 GW this year, says IEA

The International Energy Agency expects solar, wind power, and other renewable energy technologies to achieve triple-digit global growth this year, with new PV additions set to reach almost 200 GW.


Aquila Capital confirms 1 GW solar PV pipeline for New Zealand

New Zealand’s transition to renewable energy has received a boost, as German investment manager Aquila Capital is teaming with renewable asset developer Far North Solar Farm to start construction on a 1 GW portfolio of large-scale PV projects.


Trailblazer tipped to accelerate Australia’s clean energy transition

The University of New South Wales and the University of Newcastle have revealed plans to join forces to develop and commercialize “world-leading” technology in solar, renewable hydrogen, storage and green metals.


South Korean minerals giant secures 9 GW Australian renewables portfolio

Korea Zinc – the world’s largest producer of zinc, lead and silver – has revealed that its Australian renewables unit, Ark Energy, has acquired utility-scale solar developer Epuron Holdings, after obtaining regulatory approvals earlier this week.


Sumitomo, Rio Tinto to build green hydrogen project in Australia

Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. has revealed plans to build a green hydrogen pilot plant at Rio Tinto’s Yarwun alumina refinery in the Australian state of Queensland.


Fortescue provides backing for Dutch PV module maker

Fortescue Future Industries continues to advance its green energy ambitions, announcing it will provide new funding for Dutch solar PV module maker HyET Solar, in a move designed to accelerate a planned expansion of the company’s manufacturing plant in the Netherlands.


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