Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, Hanwha Q CELLS has extended its patent infringement complaints in Australia to include REC Group and two of its distributors, Sol Distribution, and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems, the first time the SMSL has expanded its patent cases to include distributors.
Hanwha Q CELLS Australia together with Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corp has filed patent infringement complaints with the Federal Court of Australia against JinkoSolar and LONGi Solar of Australian patent no. 20083232025.
SA Water, which delivers water to more than one-and-a-half million people in South Australia, has picked out local contractor Enerven to execute the roll-out of PV and battery storage across 70 of its facilities in the next 18 months.
Shell is pondering a 120MW solar PV project to be located on the land of its QGC onshore natural gas business in the Australian state of Queensland as part of its stated aim to reduce emissions from its own global operations.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded A$9.6 million in funding to 12 projects and study initiatives that will look to further integrate distributed energy resources (DER) into Australia’s electricity grid.
Both major parties in the election race for the Australian state of New South Wales have put forward plans focusing on solar and storage for households, with some mixed but mostly positive reaction from the industry.
Eni Australia, a subsidiary of Italian oil and gas firm Eni, which has been active in Australia since 2000, has acquired a 33.7MW construction-ready solar-plus-storage project in the Northern Territory of Australia, from Katherine Solar, a joint venture between Australia’s Epuron and the UK-based Island Green Power.