Amid the ongoing furore about the Federal Government’s proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG), a 280MW solar PV project and a 52MWh battery project are both set to go ahead in South Australia, it has been announced today.
Australian steel company Bluescope has signed a 7-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with ESCO Pacific and Schneider Electric for 88MW of generation from a 133MW solar project in the state of New South Wales (NSW).
Australia-based renewable energy company Renew Estate has been granted planning approval to build the 300MW Rodds Bay Solar Farm, located roughly 50 kilometres south of Gladstone, near the town of Bororen.
Australia’s energy and environment minister has hailed the country’s accelerating residential energy storage sales as a report has emerged from Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel which says the “financial equation is straightforward” for adding batteries to home PV systems.
Genex Power has announced that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) Board has supported a financing structure for Genex’ Kidston State 2 Project through the provision of an indicative term sheet for a long-term concession debt facility of up to US$382 million.
Silicon Module Super League (SMSL) member JinkoSolar has supplied 275.4MW of high efficiency modules to a solar project in South Australia owned by a joint venture between Enel Green Power and Dutch Infrastructure Fund.