Second round of the Melbourne Renewable Energy Project (MREP) launches after round one spurred the development of an 80MW wind farm in Western Australia.
Neoen’s 128MW Numurkah Solar Farm will help offset emissions from Melbourne trams and steelworks factory under a 15-year PPA.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has partnered with Monash University and technology provider Indra Australia to trial a microgrid as a first step to powering Monash’s Clayton campus entirely with renewable energy by 2030.
UK-based solar investment management business Octopus has opened an office in Melbourne, Victoria, marking its expansion into the Australian market.
Victoria’s Labor government will hold a 650MW renewables auction and has awarded contracts for 138MW of large-scale solar plants to power Melbourne’s tram network.
Australia’s Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is backing the trialing of a new blockchain technology that could enable households and businesses to trade or share power with each other.