To accelerate Victoria’s transition away from fossil fuels and towards zero-carbon electricity six new “renewable energy zones” will be established across the state’s regions.
Australia doesn’t yet export renewable energy. But the writing is on the wall: demand for Australia’s fossil fuel exports is likely to dwindle soon, and we must replace it at massive scale.
The Australian state of Victoria has started a process to test industry interest and capacity for new solar, wind and other renewable energy projects.
A series of smart energy projects in the town of Alice Springs in central Australia could be exemplary to the direction of travel for the energy transition across the country if successful.
A renewable energy project that could provide up to 20% of Singapore’s electricity needs has been fast tracked by the Australian government.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) announced today that five minute settlement windows for spot prices in the National Electricity Market (NEM) will be implemented from 21 October 2021.
South Australia has accelerated a timeline for renewable energy to provide 100 per cent of its electricity needs, with plans to hit the ambitious target by 2030.
Australia’s main electricity grid was powered by 50 per cent green energy on Saturday, the second time ever this has happened.
According to the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) while a 203 per cent jump in Australian electric vehicles (EV) sales for 2019 is welcome, it underscores just how transformational EVs could be with just a little more support from government.
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