Australian tech company GreenSync is to trial a software-based marketplace where solar rooftop and energy storage consumers can trade their services with the local network operators to earn extra money.
UK developer Island Green Power (IGP) is to break ground on a trio of solar farms in Australia, while London-headquartered developer Eco Energy World (EEW) plans to build a 280MW solar farm near Bouldercombe in Queensland.
Investment confidence has rebounded in utility-scale Australian renewables with more than 20 projects under or about to start construction this year, according to analysis from the Clean Energy Council (CEC).
Victoria’s parliament has passed new laws that make solar feed-in tariff (FiT) rates take into account the avoided social cost of carbon and avoided human health costs attributable to a reduction in air pollution.
Global utility-scale solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) announced Tuesday that it has signed a power purchase agreement with Ergon Energy — the Queensland Government-owned electricity retailer — for the proposed 100MW (125MW DC) Lilyvale Solar Farm project.
This week's segment mainly focuses on career moves in the US - featuring some of the nation's biggest energy players, including SunPower, NEXTracker and the SEIA. There is also news from key energy agencies including the IEA, FERC and the New York PSC.