Spanish and Australian associations highlight renewables' key role in powering society as COVID-19 lockdowns tighten, with pooling resources and reducing worker travel on the agenda.
Utility-scale PV developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has signed off on a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Snowy Hydro, one of Australia’s main electricity generation and retailing companies.
Three dedicated renewables zones could generate AU$23 billion (US$14.1 billion) of private sector investment and create about 2,000 construction jobs in the state annually, says government.
Plans by e-commerce giant Amazon to sponsor new solar farms in Aragón (50MW), Virginia (65MW) and New South Wales (60MW) come as it becomes an off-taker of Canadian Solar’s separate 146MWp scheme.
New England Solar Farm and Wollar Solar Farm approved for combined 1GW-plus of PV and sizeable lithium-ion battery capacities.
State can become Australia's 'renewable powerhouse' by 2040 through investments in hydrogen production, pumped hydro storage and a new interconnector to the mainland, according to premier Gutwein.
UK infrastructure giant singles out Australia's marginal loss factor (MLF) regime and low wind yield in Europe as "industry-wide issues" as it outlines plans to divest its standalone wind and solar assets within two years.
Major solar inverter supplier Sungrow has signed a 100MW deal with Japanese company YUASA, aimed at addressing solar and energy storage needs in the changing landscape of Japan’s renewable energy market.
The Australian Energy Market Commission said on Thursday it will uphold the controversial Marginal Loss Factor (MLF) regime despite loud calls from green energy reps for overhaul.
Miner will spend US$1 billion on "climate-related" projects over the next five years in order to reach a 15% reduction of emissions by 2030 and "net-zero" emissions by 2050.
34MW plant backed by 12MWh of storage will cost Rio Tinto US$98m and is set to come online in 2021, the same year that the mine starts production.
‘Market has evaporated’, says CEO of construction giant Downer after announcing group behind some of the country’s largest PV projects will no longer take on new solar contracts.
Prices dropped to a three-year low as combined solar and wind output rose to 14% share of the supply mix on Australia's largest power grid.
Construction is already underway for 120MW project near Wandoan, marking utility-scale global debut for oil and gas major already active in the country after M&A flurry last year.
An afternoon Solar Finance and Investment Europe session delved into Australia and the unique challenges it faces, created by the weather and harsh environment.