New guidelines come as stampede for state's newly-revamped PV subsidy scheme sees it again oversubscribed in "minutes", prompting industry frustration.
State-backed rooftop solar rebates of up to AU$2,225 will be released fortnightly after prior monthly cycles drew industry protests over 'boom-bust' dynamic.
The Victoria government has released new planning guidelines for large-scale solar farms to ease tensions between solar developers and local communities, but they are yet to come into effect.
Victorian court VCAT cites bushfires and water drainage concerns and urges project's backers – Infinergy and the McArthur family – to submit fresh application.
Victoria government urged to lift monthly cap on solar rebates after reports that August’s 3,000-plus quota became fully subscribed two hours after release.
Stats paint bright future for Australian renewable roll-out, Victoria rebate chaos pushes solar reps to streets, Overland’s 110MW project cleared despite opposition.
Neoen’s 128MW Numurkah Solar Farm will help offset emissions from Melbourne trams and steelworks factory under a 15-year PPA.
Northern Territory grants major project status to world’s largest PV scheme by developer SunCable, which wants it to power its home state of Singapore.
Wirsol and Edify retrofit Gannawarra solar farm in Victoria with Tesla batteries.
Australia's clean energy financier eyes up equity investments to diversify investment portfolio for the longer term.
Contruction of a Tesla powerpack battery at the 60MW Gannawarra solar farm in Victoria, Australia - said the be the first battery storage system that has been retrofitted to an existing solar farm in the country - has been completed ahead of schedule.
Australian utility Snowy Hydro has contracted eight wind and solar projects totalling 888MW in capacity across New South Wales and Victoria to reduce its exposure to high wholesale power prices, due to its current inability to supply power to all its customers via its own power generation.
Canadian Solar, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) and Enel Green Power have all been awarded Victorian government support agreements for three utility-scale PV projects in Australia.
UK-based solar investment management business Octopus has opened an office in Melbourne, Victoria, marking its expansion into the Australian market.
Edify Energy and Wirsol Energy have connected the 60MW Gannawarra Solar Farm in northwest Victoria to the grid, with a storage retrofit expected before the summer.